NSA News & Highlights

Tag: Intelligence Community

July 6, 2022

Double Take: Identical Twins Spend Year Honing Skills at NSA

FORT MEADE, Md. — Every day SSgt Abigail Fisher and SSgt Hannah Fisher get stopped in the halls of the National Security Agency (NSA).

Aug. 7, 2020

NSA's La'Naia Jones Recognized As 'Technology All-Star'

Women of Color Magazine recently selected La’Naia Jones as a national “2020 Technology All-Star” in honor of her leadership and impact in the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). Ms. Jones—who joined NSA in 2002, served in many technical and leadership positions, and deployed to multiple hostile areas—is currently serving as Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).

Nov. 17, 2017

An Illustration: Understanding the Impact of Section 702 on the Typical American

Illustration relates to how NSA uses Section 702 and highlights the many privacy protections for a U.S. person under this critical foreign intelligence law.

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. 28, 2015

The Road to an Optimal Cybersecurity Workforce

The Road to an Optimal Cybersecurity Workforce - A Quick Perspective: Necessary Drivers, Possible Roadblocks, and Current Directions

Sept. 1, 2015

NSA's Equality Advisor to Francis Rose: NSA Hopes to Be a Leader in Diversity and Equality

On August 26, Debora Plunkett talked with Francis Rose for his Federal News Radio Show, “In Depth with Francis Rose.” Plunkett discussed her newly formed role at NSA and what she hopes to accomplish.

Feb. 3, 2015

Administration Releases Report on Presidential Policy Directive-28/Signals Intelligence Activities; NSA Releases Specific Procedures to Implement

The administration's new report on Presidential Policy Directive-28 (PPD-28) takes a look at ongoing reform efforts related to U.S. Signals Intelligence activities and efforts to examine and enhance the civil liberties and privacy protections embedded in those activities.

July 10, 2000

William B. Black, Jr., Former NSA Employee, Nominated as New Deputy Director

National Security Agency (NSA) Director Lt Gen Michael V. Hayden has nominated former Agency employee Mr. William B. Black Jr. as the next Deputy Director of the Agency pending approval by the Secretary of Defense and the President of the United States.

July 10, 2000

National Security Agency's Deputy Director Receives Top Intelligence Community Medal

National Security Agency (NSA) Deputy Director and Massachusetts native Barbara McNamara recently received the highest honor within the United States Intelligence Community for her almost four decades of service to the country.