NSA News & Highlights

Sept. 28, 2011

National Security Agency to Award $84,000 in Scholarships to Student Winners of the 2011 Maryland Cyber Challenge - The State's First

The National Security Agency will fund college scholarships for the high school and college student winners of the Maryland Cyber Challenge & Conference in October - a move to encourage young Marylanders to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Sept. 23, 2011

National Cryptologic Museum Holds Civil War Signals Day

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) hosted live exhibitions of Civil War telegraphy and flag signaling on Saturday 17 September to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War.

Sept. 9, 2011

DNI Emphasizes IC Integration, Resolve in 9/11 Message

DNI Emphasizes IC Integration, Resolve in 9/11 Message

July 13, 2011

2011 National Centers of Academic Excellence Designees Announced

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have jointly announced the designation of 12 institutions as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) for the years 2011 through 2016 and the designation of three institutions as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R).

June 16, 2011

GEN Alexander Receives Lincoln Award for Patriotism, Public Service

GEN Keith B. Alexander - Commander U.S. Cyber Command/Director NSA/Chief CSS - received the prestigious Abraham Lincoln Award at the annual Flag Day-Army Birthday celebration by the Union League of Philadelphia.

May 31, 2011

NSA/CSS Memorial Day Observance Honored Vitenam Era Cryptologic Heroes

On 31 May 2011, GEN Keith B. Alexander, USA, Director, National Security Agency/ Chief, Central Security Service honored the service and sacrifice of SP4 Arthur W. Glover, USA and PFC Donald R. Taylor, USA, during the Agency's annual Memorial Day Observance.

May 3, 2011

NSA Holds Its First "Take Your Child to Work Day"

April 28 - About 200 children of National Security Agency employees were given a peek into the world of NSA as they tackled cryptology problems learned about the value of being multilingual and heard from a leading cybersecurity expert at NSA's first "Take Your Child to Work Day."

April 6, 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.