NSA News & Highlights

Oct. 8, 2002

NSA Hires New Senior Acquisition Executive

After an extensive nationwide search and review of qualified applicants Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden Director National Security Agency/Chief Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) is pleased to welcome Paul A. Schneider to his senior leadership team as the Agency's Senior Acquisition Executive (SAE).

Sept. 19, 2002

NSA Awards Major Acquisition Contract to Science Applications International Corporation

The National Security Agency (NSA) has awarded a major acquisition contract to a team led by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), on 18 September 2002 for development of the Technology Demonstration Platform (TDP) project in support of the Agency's TRAILBLAZER initiative.

Sept. 19, 2002

NSA Opens Information Assurance Gallery at the National Cryptologic Museum

The National Security Agency is pleased to announce the opening of the Information Assurance Gallery at the National Cryptologic Museum. NSA's Information Assurance (IA) Directorate provides the solutions products and services that protect all classified and sensitive information infrastructures critical to U.S. national security.

July 17, 2002

National Security Agency Hires New Associate Director for Research

Following an extensive selection review process of highly qualified individuals, Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), is pleased to welcome Dr. Eric C. Haseltine to his senior leadership team.

June 4, 2002

President George W. Bush Visits the NSA

2002 Press Release

May 2, 2002

NSA Continues Acquisition Reform Efforts by Awarding Its First Multiple Set-Aside for Small Business Contract

The National Security Agency (NSA) has achieved another milestone in its reformed acquisition program by making the first-ever, multiple prime contract awards to 14 Washington-Baltimore area small businesses under the NSA Set-Aside for Small Business (NSETS) program.

April 12, 2002

NSA Formalizes Relationship with the American Red Cross for Providing Blood Donations

On Friday, 12 April 2002, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the American Red Cross formalized an ongoing twenty-seven-year partnership and recognized significant contributions made by NSA in facilitating blood donations by employees in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

March 14, 2002

NSA Develops INFOSEC Assessment Training and Rating Program

The National Security Agency has developed a new evaluation program for the benefit of government and industry organizations seeking to improve the INFOSEC posture of their information systems and networks.