NSA News & Highlights

June 24, 2010

Declassified UKUSA Signals Intelligence Agreement Documents Available

Today the United Kingdom's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) are making publicly available declassified intelligence documents relating to the UKUSA (pronounced "Eu-Koo-SA") Agreement made between Great Britain and the United States.

June 23, 2010

NSA Named 2010 Employer of the Year by BWI Business Partnership

For its community-outreach programs and efforts to help local officials anticipate how the Defense Department's base realignment and closure process would affect the Ft. Meade area, the National Security Agency was recognized on June 22 as the 2010 Employer of the Year by the BWI Business Partnership, an association that focuses on economic development and transportation issues in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

June 21, 2010

2010 Designees of the National Centers of Academic Excellence

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly announce the designation of six institutions as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) and the designation of seven institutions as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R).

June 17, 2010

NSA Web Site is Great for Kids

The American Liberty Association (ALA) has selected NSA's CryptoKids webpage as one of the 2010 Great Web Sites for Kids.

June 3, 2010

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) CSIS Cybersecurity Policy Debate Series: U.S. Cybersecurity Policy and the Role of U.S. CYBERCOM

General Alexander participated in the CSIS CyberSecurity Policy Debate Series: U.S. CyberSecurity Policy and the Role of U.S. Cybercom. The forum was moderated by James Lewis, Director, Technology and Public Policy Program, CSIS. It took place in Washington D.C. on June 3, 2010.

June 1, 2010

NSA/CSS Adds Two New Names to the Cryptologic Memorial Wall

On 1 June 2010, GEN Keith B. Alexander, USA, Director, National Security Agency/ Chief, Central Security Service, paid special tribute to SGT James D. Pirtle and SPC Ryan C. King at a Memorial Ceremony.

May 28, 2010

NSA Awards a Multi-Year IDIQ Umbrella Contract and the 1st Technical Task Order (TTO) to the Military Installation Development Authority for Supplying the Utilities Infrastructure to the Camp Williams, Utah Data Center Project Site

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) awarded a multi-million dollar Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the Military Installation Development Authority (MIDA) of Utah.

April 27, 2010

NSA/CSS National Cryptologic Museum Announces New Cell Phone Audio Guide Service

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is proud to announce the new state of the art cell phone audio guide service.

April 26, 2010

U.S. Naval Academy Triumphs in 10th Annual Cyber Defense Exercise

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Naval Academy has won the 2010 Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX).

April 20, 2010

Cyber Defense Put to the Test During Annual Exercise

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) Information Assurance Directorate will test information assurance professionals from the five U.S. service academies the Naval Postgraduate School the Air Force Institute of Technology and the Royal Military College of Canada during the 10th Annual Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) 20-23 April 2010.