NSA News & Highlights

April 26, 2006

Air Force Academy Captures NSA Cyber Defense Competition Honors

The Air Force Academy snatched top honors among U.S. Service Academies that recently competed in the National Security Agency-sponsored Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) April 10-14 2006.

April 19, 2006

NSA and DHS Announce the 2006 Designation of the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education

The NSA.gov National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly announce the designation of the following universities as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education for academic years 2006 through 2009.

April 6, 2006

National Security Agency, Academies Partner to Mold New Generation of Cyber-Defenders

The National Security Agency will assist budding military officers at the U.S. military service academies in the art and science of defending against cyber threats during the 6th Annual Cyber Defense Exercise 10-14 April 2006.

Dec. 2, 2005

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

Nov. 16, 2005

National Security Agency Announces Winners of the Frank B. Rowlett Awards for Information Assurance Achievement

The National Security Agency announced the winners of the prestigious Frank B. Rowlett Awards for

Nov. 1, 2005

They're Short, They're Smart, They're Stylish… The CryptoKids Arrive at NSA.GOV!

Today the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) announced its new and improved Internet Kids Page.

Sept. 29, 2005

National Security Agency Hires New Director of Research

LTG Keith B. Alexander, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), is pleased to welcome Dr. Frederick R. Chang to his senior leadership team.

Sept. 6, 2005

National Security Agency to Hold Career Expo In Hawaii, 14 September 2005

The National Security Agency (NSA) will hold a career exposition in Honolulu Hawaii this month as part of its drive to hire approximately 1 500 people enterprise-wide every year through 2008. NSA is holding a series of expos away from their Ft. Meade Maryland campus to widen its reach for top talent and to highlight areas other than its headquarters where some of the new hires will be assigned. Expos have already been held in South Carolina Georgia and Texas.

July 30, 2005

NSA/CSS Welcomes LTG Keith B. Alexander, USA

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service is pleased to welcome Lieutenant General Keith B. Alexander United States Army as the next Director NSA/Chief CSS.

May 25, 2005

NSA/CSS Memorial Day Observance Honors Cryptologic Heroes, Past and Present

On 25 May 2005 Mr. William B. Black Jr. Acting Director National Security Agency honored the service and sacrifice of SGT Joseph P. Nolan USA during the Agency's annual Memorial Day Observance. The event was attended by family friends and distinguished guests.