NSA News & Highlights


Sept. 21, 2023

GEN Nakasone Offers Insight into Future of Cybersecurity and SIGINT

GEN Paul M. Nakasone, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), Director of NSA, and Chief of the Central Security Service (CSS), offered insight into what the future of cybersecurity and signals intelligence may look like during a conference in Washington earlier this month.

Dec. 12, 2019

NSA Statement on NSA Inspector General Special Study

NSA Statement on NSA Inspector General Special Study of NSA Controls to Comply with Signals Intelligence Retention Requirements (12 December 2019).

Nov. 19, 2019

History highlight: A living language resource

National Veterans and Military Families month article about World War II linguist Clarence Yamagata.

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.

Oct. 7, 2014

NSA Releases Second Transparency Report: NSA's Civil Liberties and Privacy Protections for Targeted SIGINT Activities Under Executive Order 12333

Today NSA released to the public its second civil liberties and privacy report.

Dec. 27, 2004

Joint Document Highlights NGA and NSA Collaboration

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) recently signed an historic document that spells out collaborative efforts the agencies have undertaken.

April 10, 2003

New SIGINT Director Announced to Lead Nation's Codebreakers

Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), USAF, is pleased to announce the selection of Major General Richard J. Quirk III, USA, to fill the recently vacated position of Director for Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).

Nov. 20, 2000

NSA Moves Forward with Reformed Acquisition Program

On 8 November 2000 the National Security Agency successfully accomplished its initial acquisition milestone under its new acquisition program and released a draft Request for Proposal (RFP) to industry for concept studies.