NSA News & Highlights

Tag: technology

Oct. 27, 2015

In Discussion with Brad Martin, Senior Researcher, NSA Research Directorate - Science and Technology for 21st Century Smart Systems

Discussions with Brad Martin, Senior Researcher, NSA Research Directorate, about the Internet of Things (IoT). What is the Internet of Things? Internet of Things (IoT) is considered to be the physical devices with compute power that are connected to the Internet. These objects can collect and share information, and communicate over the Internet. Experts predict that there will be over 20 billion IoT devices by 2020.

Oct. 1, 2015

In Discussion with Curt Dukes (IAD) - Overview of NSA's Cyber Security Mission

Discussions with Curt Dukes, IAD, about NSA's role in Cyber Security, and how NSA/IAD protect national security networks.

Sept. 4, 2015

NSA in the Community – Education First in Colorado

NSA Colorado collaborated with agency headquarters at Ft. Meade, Maryland, to bring a K-12 Education Outreach Advocate to Colorado to kick-off the highly-sought Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Partnership Program (MEPP).

Aug. 28, 2015

Technology Transfer at NSA: Moving Innovations from the Lab to the Marketplace

Learn how technology moves from a federal research facility to the commercial marketplace.

Nov. 25, 2014

NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community

The National Security Agency announced today the public release of its new technology that automates data flows among multiple computer networks, even when data formats and protocols differ. The tool, called "Niagarafiles (Nifi)," could benefit the U.S. private sector in various ways. For example, commercial enterprises could use it to quickly control, manage, and analyze the flow of information from geographically dispersed sites - creating comprehensive situational awareness.

Nov. 1, 2002

National Security Agency (NSA) Celebrates Anne Arundel County Proclamation Naming November 4, 2002 "NSA Day"

November 4th 2002 has been named "NSA DAY" in Anne Arundel County by County Executive Janet S. Owens in a proclamation honoring "the National Security Agency its 'silent sentinels ' and its rich legacy of a half-century of service to our Nation and our community."

Feb. 6, 2002

National Security Agency Receives Resolution From Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates

Lieutenant General Michael V. Hayden USAF Director National Security Agency/Chief Central Security Service received a Resolution from The Honorable Casper R. Taylor Jr. Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates this morning at the Maryland State House in Annapolis.

Feb. 12, 2001

NSA Employees Receive First-Ever Royalty Checks

On 14 February 2001 the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) Lt Gen Michael Hayden will present the first-ever royalty checks to two NSA employees for their invention of software source code that NSA licensed to Raytheon Company which then developed a commercial product that it has sold to other Department of Defense agencies and commercial entities.

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.