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Press & Public Engagements

Hear from NSA experts and leaders on a myriad of cybersecurity topics.

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Rowlett Awards

The Frank B. Rowlett Trophy for Organizational Achievement is awarded to the Federal Government organization that makes the most significant contributions to the improvement of national cybersecurity, operational cybersecurity readiness, or the defensive cybersecurity operations posture of the United States.

Oct. 2, 2018

Home, Safe, Home: How to Keep Your Home Cybersecure

Article summarizing home cybersecurity mitigation tips for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018.

Aug. 13, 2018

Measuring Stress in a High-Risk Environment

Article on the Cyber Operations Stress Survey (COSS), an assessment developed by NSA researchers Dr. Celeste Lyn Paul and Dr. Josiah Dykstra. Organizations can use the COSS to assess employee stress or measure the stress-lowering benefits of policy changes and technical mitigations.

July 9, 2018

Mission Critical: Engaging Schools and Students for Tomorrow's Workforce

Academic engagement is a critical part of NSA's mission and the future of the Agency. Partnerships with schools and universities help grow the talent and tools necessary to support a cyber-secure nation.

June 6, 2018

Cyber on I-C-E

Much like goalies Braden Holtby and Marc-Andre Fleury, cyber defenders must develop a deep understanding of their adversary so that they can be prepositioned to block any attempt to gain access.

April 20, 2018

NSA's Innovative Cyber Tool: "Unfetter" Makes Cyber Better

2018 article about NSA open source release of cybersecurity tool "Unfetter". NSA's 'Unfetter' is designed to help various industries implement better techniques for network security.

April 5, 2018

NSA's Cybersecurity Operations Mission in the Public Eye

As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, NSA's NCTOC is well equipped to defend and protect our Nation's critical networks.

March 28, 2018

U.S. Naval Academy wins the inaugural NSA Cyber Exercise

The United States Naval Academy takes home the inaugural NSA Cyber Exercise Trophy

March 14, 2018

The Inaugural NSA Cyber Exercise, former Cyber Defense Exercise, brings new cyber competition to U.S. Service Academy Cadets and Midshipmen

NCX is a new cyber competition, developing and testing the cyber skills of U.S. Service Academies' cadets and midshipmen.

Dec. 12, 2017

"Section 702" Saves Lives, Protects the Nation and Allies

The U.S. Intelligence Community relies on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the constant hunt for information about foreign adversaries determined to harm the nation or our allies.

Oct. 27, 2017

NSA has SWAG: Information Assurance Research Project to Enhance Cybersecurity

NSA's 'Secure Wearable Authentication Gear' (SWAG) project reflects the agency's research to advance cybersecurity in mission applications.