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April 3, 2024

New NSA Display at BWI Honors SIGINT Support to Warfighters

The early 1950s saw the dedication of two new organizations headquartered less than 10 miles apart: NSA and the Friendship International Airport — now Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Nearly eight decades later, the partnership between these organizations is expanding in a new way.

Nov. 21, 2023

NSA Breaks Ground on New Joint Cryptologic Center at Colorado Site

The groundbreaking for the new Joint Cryptologic Center (JCC) at NSA/CSS Colorado (NSAC) recently took place on Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, Colorado.

Feb. 14, 2023

Sealed With a Kiss: National Cryptologic Museum Explores Encrypted Love Letters of WWII

 The poignant letter contains a cipher and secret code, and is on display at the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) until March 31, 2023 as part of its newest exhibit: "Sweetheart Codes."

Sept. 28, 2022

NSA Announces Date of the National Cryptologic Museum Grand Opening

he National Security Agency (NSA) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2022. As NSA’s principal gateway to the public, the newly renovated museum will provide a unique opportunity to engage with cryptologic history in fresh and innovative ways - transporting visitors on a journey from the ancient world to present day exploring the dynamic role of cryptology in shaping our history.

June 21, 2021

The Hungarian Code Writers

Most people today are familiar with the Native American Code Talkers of World War II, who used their native languages — often unintelligible to non-members of their tribe — to transmit important tactical communications in the war against Germany and Japan.

March 13, 2020

The Legacy of Women in American Cryptology: Part 2

As NSA continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re pleased to share the second part in our series highlighting influential women in cryptology with five more groundbreaking pioneers in the field.

March 6, 2020

The Legacy of Women in American Cryptology: Part 1

As the National Security Agency (NSA) kicks off Women’s History Month, we celebrate the achievements of women who excelled in the field of cryptology and paved the way for the women of today.

July 25, 2019

Four Cryptologic Giants will be Inducted into the Cryptologic Hall of Honor

The Center for Cryptologic History and Strategic Communications are pleased to announce the 2019 induction of four cryptologic forerunners into the Cryptologic Hall of Honor.

Nov. 3, 2017

NSA Celebrates 65 Years of Cryptologic Excellence

The National Security Agency is proud to commemorate the contributions made to the defense of our Nation.

Feb. 17, 2017

NSA Science of Security Program Seeks Paper Nominations, Reports Progress

The National Security Agency (NSA) now seeks nominations for its 5th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition.