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Areas of interest related to NSA's core missions:
  • Mathematics Research/Advanced Mathematics
  • Signal Processing
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • High Performance Computing
  • Language Analysis and Translation
  • Systems Engineering
  • Biometrics (security)
  • Technical and Non-technical Training
  • Facilities Maintenance and Rehab
  • Cyber Security/Information Assurance
  • Secure Communications
  • Information Operations/Defense Information Operations
  • Microelectronics
Products and services that NSA purchases:
  • Super Computers
  • Antennas
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Manpower
  • Protective Gear
  • Training Materials
  • Canine Protection
  • Office Supplies
  • Food Service
  • Construction
  • Building Maintenance
  • Work Stations
  • and more.
To learn more about how to do business with NSA, go to Getting Started.
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DOING BUSINESS WITH NSA The National Security Agency recognizes and understands the importance of industry alliances to achieve the goals and objectives of our foreign Signals Intelligence, Information Assurance, and Network Warfare-enabling missions.

NSA has developed a number of programs to facilitate business relationships and forge partnerships between industry and this Agency. These partnerships broaden collaboration with industry and business to maximize the return from technology efforts and enable NSA to stay on the cutting edge of technology.

Are you a new vendor interested in doing business with NSA?
Are you a small business?
Are you interested in any of NSA's Business Opportunity Programs?
Are you interested in a career in business or program management with NSA?

Are you a new vendor interested in doing business with NSA?

Be sure to visit these pages to help you on your journey:

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Are you a small business?

Visit our Office of Small Business Programs to find additional information on NSA's continuous effort to engage small businesses.

  • Acquisition Resource Center: Do you need to make any changes to your current registration, set up an appointment, or just have general questions regarding the ARC? Start here.
  • Electronic Invoicing: Do you have questions about NSA's requirements for electronic invoices or need to learn how to submit electronic invoices? Check this page.
  • Conferences & Events: Find out about upcoming NSA events.
  • NSA's Commercial Solutions Center: Learn how to make a capability presentation to NSA's Commercial Solutions Center here

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Are you interested in any of NSA's Business Opportunity Programs?

NSA offers a wide variety of programs designed to assist companies in working with NSA. Visit these links to find out more information.

  • Provisional Industrial Security Approval (PISA) Sponsorship Program: NSA's unique clearance sponsorship program for small businesses can help your company start working with NSA.
  • NSA Set-Aside for Small Business (NSETS): NSA's IDIQ contract vehicle exclusively for small businesses.
  • Mentor-Protégé: A DoD supported program to encourage prime contractors (mentors) to develop the technical and business capabilities of small disadvantaged businesses and other eligible protégé's.
  • NSA Programs for Innovation:
    NSA is seeking innovative ideas, approaches and technologies to facilitate and enhance all of our Missions. To support these efforts, several programs for rapid acquisition and engagement.
  • Trusted Access Program Office (TAPO): The TAPO provides the DoD and Intelligence Community guaranteed access to trusted microelectronics technologies for critical system needs.
  • NSA's Commercial Solutions Center: NCSC addresses the strategic needs of NSA and the national security community by harnessing the power of U.S. commercial technology, especially new technology developments or Elliptic Curve Cryptography.
  • Technology Transfer Program: NSA has established a formal Technology Transfer mechanism for openly sharing technologies with commercial, academic, and other government partners.
  • Unsolicited Proposals: NSA is interested in receiving unique and innovative ideas that satisfy our technology challenges.

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Are you interested in a career in business or program management with NSA?

Be sure to visit our Careers section to learn about some of the opportunities and developmental programs we have waiting for you!

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Date Posted: Jan 15, 2009 | Last Modified: Aug 11, 2014 | Last Reviewed: Aug 11, 2014