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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.

March 18, 2016

National Cryptologic Museum Hosts Women in STEM Event

NSA celebrates Women's History Month with an event at the National Cryptologic Museum on March 31, 2016 to bring awareness to Women in STEM.

March 4, 2016

NSA Announces 4th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition

Public Announcement of the 4th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition

Sept. 16, 2015

Are You Up to the Challenge? NSA Issues the 2015 Codebreaker Challenge for College Students

Witness the annual Codebreaker Challenge to gain a better understanding of the agency's mission to defend and protect the nation.

April 24, 2015

George C. Marshall Foundation and National Security Agency Debut Friedman Collection and the Declassification and Release of William Friedman's Official Papers

As part of the new George C. Marshall Legacy Series recognizing events from General Marshall's career, the Marshall Foundation and National Security Agency debuted its "Friedman Collection and the Declassification and Release of William Friedman's Official Papers" at the Marshall Library on Thursday, April 23, 2015.