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March 18, 2024

Georgia Tech Wins NSA's Codebreaker Challenge for Third Consecutive Year

FORT MEADE, Md. – For the third consecutive year, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)

Sept. 28, 2023

NSA Launches 10th Annual Codebreaker Challenge for 2023

The National Security Agency (NSA) is launching its annual Codebreaker Challenge, offering students from U.S.-based academic institutions the opportunity to compete against other schools to complete mission-oriented scenarios while developing their reverse engineering skills.

Aug. 8, 2022

NSA Launches New Codebreaker Challenge for 2022

Today, National Security Agency kicks off the 2022 NSA Codebreaker Challenge which gives participants an opportunity to sharpen their technical skills through, mission-centric scenarios, similar to the type of work NSA does everyday. Students who think they have what it takes, or who want develop their technical skills, can sign-up at nsa-codebreaker.org.

May 9, 2022

NSA recognizes Codebreaker challenger winners in ceremony shedding light on cybersecurity careers

In recognition of Georgia Tech's 2021 Codebreaker Challenge victory, a team from National Security Agency's (NSA) Academic Outreach team jointly hosted an in-person celebration at Georgia Institute of Technology's CODA Tech Square with Georgia Tech's School of Cybersecurity and Privacy. The NSA Codebreaker Challenge (CBC) is an annual cryptanalysis and reverse engineering event that offers students at U.S.-based schools an opportunity to experience a realistic NSA mission-centric scenario typifying the work that NSA experts perform daily in defense of the Nation.

Feb. 18, 2022

Georgia Institute of Technology wins the 2021 NSA Codebreaker Challenge

Today, the National Security Agency announced Georgia Institute of Technology, University of North Georgia and Oregon State University as the first, second and third place winners of the 2021 NSA Codebreaker Challenge (CBC). CBC is an annual cryptanalysis and reverse engineering challenge that is open to students at U.S.-based academic institutions. Each year the challenge offers students a realistic, NSA mission-centric scenario that typifies the work that NSA performs daily in its role defending of the Nation.

Oct. 17, 2019

Creating and Cracking NSA’s Codebreaker Challenge

More than 100 students packed into a classroom at Oregon State University (OSU) recently to get unique insight into NSA’s Codebreaker Challenge from its creator, Eric Bryant.

Sept. 20, 2019

NSA Launches Latest Codebreaker Challenge

Article about NSA launching its 20 September 2019 to 10 January 2010 Codebreaker Challenge competition for students at U.S. based academic institutions.

Sept. 12, 2016

Ready, Set, Challenge

Ready, Set, Challenge. NSA Issues the 2016 Codebreaker Challenge for college undergraduate and graduate students

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.