NSA News & Highlights

April 23, 2012

Air Force Wins NSA's 12th Annual Test of Cyber Defense

The U.S. Air Force Academy won this year's Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) gaining its third trophy since the annual competition began in 2001.

March 5, 2012

NSA/CSS Opens Its Newest Facility In Georgia

Augusta Georgia Mar. 5 - The National Security Agency/Central Security Service officially opened the new NSA/CSS Georgia Cryptologic Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony where officials emphasized how the $286 million complex will provide cryptologic professionals with the latest state-of-the-art tools to conduct signals intelligence operations train the cryptologic workforce and enable global communications.

Jan. 27, 2012

National Cryptologic Museum Opens New Exhibit on Dr. John Nash

FORT MEADE MD - When people hear the name "John Nash " many recall the movie A Beautiful Mind in which actor Russell Crowe portrays the mathematical genius whose game-theory research as a graduate student at Princeton University earned him the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1994.

Jan. 6, 2012

NSA/CSS Unveils New Hawaii Center

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service marked today the completion of a new regional operations center, officially named the CAPT Joseph J. Rochefort Building, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony where officials emphasized how the $358 million project will help to further integrate national security efforts.

Dec. 9, 2011

NSA Launches New Crypto Mobile Game App

Fort Meade MD. - The National Security Agency (NSA) announced today the launch of "NSA CryptoChallenge " a mobile cryptograph game app available free of charge from the Apple App Store.

Nov. 28, 2011

NSA/CSS Inducts Four Pioneers into the National Cryptologic Museum's Hall of Honor

Four pioneers of American cryptology were inducted into the NSA/CSS Hall of Honor today at the National Cryptologic Museum. In his keynote remarks during the induction ceremony John C. Inglis Deputy Director National Security Agency highlighted the distinguished achievements of each of the inductees:

Nov. 10, 2011

NSA/CSS Adds Three Heroes to the Cryptologic Memorial Wall

Today GEN Keith B. Alexander USA Director National Security Agency/Chief Central Security Service paid special tribute to CTRCS David B. McLendon USN; Sgt Lucas T. Pyeatt USMC; and CTR1 Michael J. Strange USN at a Memorial Ceremony held here.

Oct. 20, 2011

NSA Official Discusses Importance of Disability Employment Awareness

Recruiting talented people with disabilities is a priority at the National Security Agency which relies on a wide range of employees to help keep the nation safe Dr. Harvey Davis NSA's Director of Installations and Logistics told 300 participants at this year's Disability Mentoring Day National Launch at Malcolm X College.

Oct. 11, 2011

National Cryptologic Museum Opens New Exhibit on Nation's Past Secrets

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM), which reveals many of the nation's most vital secrets in history, the people who created and broke codes, and the tools they used, announces a new Cryptologic Treasures exhibit.

Oct. 5, 2011

NSA's 2nd Annual Trusted Computing Conference Aims to Build a Decisive Defense

Trusted computing technologies and solutions are like fear-provoking bouncers who prevent anyone lacking the necessary credentials from entering a popular attraction - or they quickly nab the rare gatecrasher.