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May 4, 2022

President Biden Signs Memo to Combat Quantum Computing Threat

FORT MEADE, Md. — The White House announced today that President Joe Biden has signed a National Security Memorandum (NSM) aimed at maintaining U.S. leadership in quantum information sciences and to mitigate the risks of quantum computing to the Nation's security.

Jan. 19, 2022

President Biden Signs Cybersecurity National Security Memorandum

The White House announced today that President Joe Biden has signed National Security Memorandum 8, “Improving the Cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Systems.” This Memorandum implements the cybersecurity requirements of EO 14028 for National Security Systems (NSS) - networks across the U.S. Government that contain classified information or are otherwise critical to military and intelligence activities. The Memorandum provides the Director of the NSA, General Paul M. Nakasone, in his role as the National Manager for NSS, with enhanced insight and authorities to better safeguard these systems.

Sept. 17, 2020

Reduce Risk of Network Compromises

The National Security Agency has released two cybersecurity information sheets (CSIs) with best practices to help National Security System (NSS) and Department of Defense (DoD) teleworkers and their systems administrators secure their networks and handle potential compromises.

Oct. 3, 2019

NSA Names Anne Neuberger New Deputy National Manager

Press release about the National Security Agency (NSA) designating Anne Neuberger, currently NSA's Director of Cybersecurity, as the new Deputy National Manager (DNM). NSA's role in U.S. cybersecurity includes serving as the Office of the National Manager (ONM) for National Security Systems (NSS). NSS is defined as systems that handle classified information or are otherwise critical to military or intelligence activities.

Oct. 29, 2015

Steve LaFountain (Dean of the College of Cyber) “ Building the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals

How prepared is the nation for the growing cyber threat against not just national security systems, but critical infrastructure and the economy?

Oct. 9, 2015

In Discussion with Philip Quade, Chief of NSA Cyber Task Force

Discussions with Philip Quade, Chief of NSA Cyber Task Force, about resilience/resiliency in relation to cybersecurity.