NSA News & Highlights

Tag: Information systems

May 28, 2021

Women in STEM: Hieu-Hanh Do, Information System Security Officer

As advances across the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) continue to be pivotal in the way NSA accomplishes our mission, NSA’s office of Capabilities is committed to empowering women to take an active role in that transformation. Read on to find out how Information System Security Officer Hieu-Hanh Do went from becoming an accountant to serving as an Information System Security Officer.

April 28, 2003

The United States Air Force Academy wins the 2003 Cyber Defense Exercise

The United States Air Force Academy took top honors today over each of the five U.S. service Academies in the Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX), a one-of-a-kind training tool designed to prepare these students to protect and defend the nation's critical information systems.

Sept. 19, 2002

NSA Awards Major Acquisition Contract to Science Applications International Corporation

The National Security Agency (NSA) has awarded a major acquisition contract to a team led by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), on 18 September 2002 for development of the Technology Demonstration Platform (TDP) project in support of the Agency's TRAILBLAZER initiative.

Sept. 19, 2002

NSA Opens Information Assurance Gallery at the National Cryptologic Museum

The National Security Agency is pleased to announce the opening of the Information Assurance Gallery at the National Cryptologic Museum. NSA's Information Assurance (IA) Directorate provides the solutions products and services that protect all classified and sensitive information infrastructures critical to U.S. national security.

July 17, 2002

National Security Agency Hires New Associate Director for Research

Following an extensive selection review process of highly qualified individuals, Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), is pleased to welcome Dr. Eric C. Haseltine to his senior leadership team.

July 31, 2001

National Security Agency Outsources Areas of Non-Mission Information Technology to CSC-Led Alliance Team

The National Security Agency (NSA) has established an official government-industry partnership for Information Technology Infrastructure (ITI) services within the areas of Telephony Distributed Computing Enterprise Management and Networks by awarding a prime contract on 31 July 2001 to the CSC-led Alliance Team.

July 17, 2001

Director of National Security Agency Welcomes Two New Hires to His Senior Leadership Team

National Security Agency (NSA) Director Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden USAF has filled two key positions on his senior leadership team after completing an extensive selection review process of highly qualified individuals from both inside and outside of NSA.

Feb. 16, 2000

NSA and NIST Announce the First International Common Criteria Conference

An exciting lineup of key speakers and discussion tracks highlight the first International Common Criteria Conference co-sponsored by the National Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to be held May 23-25 at the Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore Maryland.

Oct. 1, 1999

Speakers Announced For The 22nd Annual National Information Systems Security Conference

Information systems security leaders from private industry academia and the government top the list of speakers for this year's National Information Systems Security Conference to be held October 18-21 1999 at the Crystal City Virginia Hyatt Regency.