NSA News & Highlights

Feb. 16, 2000

NSA and NIST Announce the First International Common Criteria Conference

An exciting lineup of key speakers and discussion tracks highlight the first International Common Criteria Conference co-sponsored by the National Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to be held May 23-25 at the Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore Maryland.

Jan. 7, 2000

Director of National Security Agency Welcomes Ms. Beverly Wright, Chief Financial Manager

Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden, USAF, Director, National Security Agency, has created a new executive-level Chief Financial Manager (CFM) position and has hired an external financial expert to fill the role.

Oct. 18, 1999

Australia and New Zealand Join International Computer Security Product Arrangement

In a show of continued international support for a common security product evaluation methodology two additional countries have joined an information technology arrangement initiated last year.

Oct. 1, 1999

Speakers Announced For The 22nd Annual National Information Systems Security Conference

Information systems security leaders from private industry academia and the government top the list of speakers for this year's National Information Systems Security Conference to be held October 18-21 1999 at the Crystal City Virginia Hyatt Regency.

July 15, 1999

National Security Agency / Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) Receives Presidential Quality Improvement Award

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) received a Presidential Quality

May 11, 1999

NSA Designates First Centers Of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education

In an effort to promote higher education in information assurance, and in turn, increase the number of professionals with this critical expertise, the National Security Agency for the first time has designated seven universities as Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.