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Dec. 7, 2018

Honorees Inducted into the NSA/CSS Hall of Honor

More than 300 family members and other supporters gathered as five individuals were inducted into the NSA/CSS Hall of Honor on 28 November 2018 for their significant and enduring contributions to American cryptology-making and breaking codes-through their innovative leadership, creativity and advocacy.

Nov. 7, 2018

In the Spotlight: Kimberly Ferguson-Walter

In the Spotlight Article on Kimberly Ferguson-Walter

Oct. 19, 2018

Connected Desks Aren't What They Used to Be

Article for 2018 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month on the internet of things implications of internet connected furniture.

Oct. 18, 2018

In the Spotlight: Captain Donovan Oubré, USN

In the Spotlight Article on Captain Donovan Oubré for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018.

Oct. 16, 2018

October 2018 Puzzle Periodical - Connection Inspection

NSA Puzzle Periodical for October 2018: Connection Inspection

Oct. 16, 2018

An NSA Cybersecurity Technology that Helps "Port Proof" Your Computer

Article about an NSA licensed cybersecurity technology that is available to the public.

Oct. 11, 2018

In the Spotlight: Paula Lewandoski

In the Spotlight article about Paula Lewandoski for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018.

Oct. 9, 2018

Cybersecurity + Diversity: We want to see you in San Antonio!

Article about NSA participation in the 2018 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference on October 11-13th in San Antonio, Texas.

Oct. 4, 2018

In the Spotlight: Kolade "Yemi" Rotimi

In the Spotlight article for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month featuring Kolade "Yemi" Rotimi-- an NSA subject matter expert assigned to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center.

Oct. 2, 2018

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

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

Sept. 18, 2018

September 2018 Puzzle Periodical - The F Sequence

NSA Puzzle Periodical for September 2018: The F Sequence

Sept. 4, 2018

NSA and UMBC: Partners for 20 Plus Years

First article in NSA's Featured Schools Series. Highlights the over 20 year partnership between NSA/CSS and UMBC.

Aug. 21, 2018

August 2018 Puzzle Periodical - Crop Calculations

NSA Puzzle Periodical for August 2018: Crop Calculations

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 23, 2018

NSA Police K-9 Unit Celebrates 140 Dog Years!

This month marks the 20th anniversary of NSA's Police K-9 Unit.

July 17, 2018

July 2018 Puzzle Periodical - Marble Math

NSA Puzzle Periodical for July 2018: Marble Math

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 19, 2018

June 2018 Puzzle Periodical - Mug Math

NSA Puzzle Periodical for June 2018: Mug Math

June 7, 2018

Near Record Crowds Honor America's Sons and Daughters at National Cryptologic Museum

Article about the Armed Forces and National Police Celebration at the museum on 19 May 2018.

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.

May 30, 2018

Memorial Wall Observance Honors Soldier and His Family's Sacrifice

Sgt. Townsend was honored in a ceremony at the National Security Agency/Central Security Service for his service during the Vietnam War.

May 21, 2018

NSA Colorado Welcomes Students from University of Colorado Boulder

On 20 February 2018, NSAC hosted students from University of Colorado (CU) Boulder who are participating in a 16-week Hacking 4 Defense academic project, jointly sponsored by CU Boulder and NSAC.

May 18, 2018

Armed Services Week Viewpoint: Q&A With A Veteran Who Continues to Serve

Armed Services Week Viewpoint: Q&A With A Veteran Who Continues to Serve

May 15, 2018

May 2018 Puzzle Periodical - Shall We Play a Game? Computer Tic-Tac-Toe

NSA Puzzle Periodical for May 2018: Computer Tic-Tac-Toe

May 7, 2018

National Cryptologic Museum To Celebrate "America's Sons & Daughters" at Armed Forces and National Police Celebration

The annual Armed Forces & National Police Celebration will be held at the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

May 4, 2018

NSA Welcomes General Paul Nakasone as Agency Director

NSA Welcomes General Paul Nakasone as Agency Director

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 18, 2018

New NSA-funded "Lablets" to Advance the Science of Security and Privacy

Newly funded NSA 'Lablets' to help develop cybersecurity and privacy breakthroughs for guarding cyberspace.

April 17, 2018

April 2018 Puzzle Periodical - 'APRIL = MATH'

April 2018 NSA Puzzle Periodical - 'APRIL = MATH' - Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month Challenge by Benjamin E.

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 27, 2018

Women of NSA Champion Leadership

This year, NSA honors some of our cryptologic pioneers who foster change and shape the workplace for the better. We asked several of these women to shed some light on their personal stories, which make all of us stronger on the whole.

March 20, 2018

March 2018 Puzzle Periodical - a, b, c - Variable Alphabet Equation

March 2018 NSA Puzzle Periodical - a, b, c - Variable Alphabet Equation by Wendell W.

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.

March 8, 2018

In The Spotlight: Language Enthusiast Drives Nationwide Impact

NSA language expert leads nationwide effort to teach students and educators less commonly taught languages critical to national security.

Feb. 20, 2018

February 2018 Puzzle Periodical - A Plethora of Penguins

February 2018 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by David B., NSA Mathematician

Jan. 16, 2018

January 2018 Puzzle Periodical - Snow Manipulation

January 2018 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by James M., NSA Operations Researcher

Jan. 4, 2018

In the Spotlight: Legendary Support Pillar Retires After 36 Years of Service

In the Spotlight series featuring Luann McNaney, Retired Office Manager and Receptionist for Admiral Michael Rogers, the Director of the NSA

Dec. 21, 2017

NSA's 5th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition Award Winner Announced

In a time of increasing cyber threats, Section 702 aids the Intelligence Community's cybersecurity efforts.

Dec. 21, 2017

NSA Hosts Largest Ever Career Invitational; 300+ Receive Job Offers

Hundreds of hopeful job seekers converged at a local hotel on 28 November, marking the National Security Agency's largest career invitational held to date.

Dec. 19, 2017

December 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Reindeer Games!

December 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Reindeer Games; Puzzle created by Benjamin E., NSA Mathematician

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.

Nov. 27, 2017

In the Spotlight: Cybersecurity Expert Ethan Givens

In the Spotlight series featuring a Q&A session with Ethan W. Givens, Deputy Chief of the Strategic Education Initiatives and Alliances Division in NSA's College of Cyber

Nov. 22, 2017

NSA: Thankful for Our Dedicated Workforce

The National Security Agency is thankful for its many unsung heroes.

Nov. 21, 2017

November 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Twisted Sequences

November 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Twisted Sequences; Puzzle created by Wendell W., NSA Mathematician

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.

Nov. 7, 2017

STEM Night Returning to the National Cryptologic Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is excited to host its third annual STEM Festival on Thursday, 9 November, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Loads of educational, hands-on activities will challenge children's abilities in science, technology, engineering, and math. The event is part of the Third Annual Maryland STEM Fest.

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.

Oct. 24, 2017

In the Spotlight: An NSA employee's passion leads to a STAR Award

NSA receives the 2017 Government Agency of the Year STAR Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

Oct. 17, 2017

October 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Jumping Kangaroos

October 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Jumping Kangaroos; Puzzle created by David B., NSA Mathematician

Sept. 19, 2017

September 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Arabella's Spider Web

September 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Arabella's Spider Web; Puzzle created by Katrina J., NSA Mathematician

Sept. 15, 2017

NSA's 2017 Codebreaker Challenge: Can you crack the code?

Register for the 2017 Codebreaker Challenge.

Sept. 12, 2017

In the Spotlight: Technical Analyst and Korean Linguist Expert Jisoo Beanland

In the Spotlight series featuring a Q&A session with Technical Analyst and Korean Linguist Expert Jisoo Beanland

Aug. 24, 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.

Aug. 15, 2017

August 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Solar Scramble

April 2017 Puzzle Periodical - What is the Connection?; Puzzle created by Wendell W., NSA Mathematician

July 21, 2017

Coding Their Way to Success!

NSA GenCyber camps are introducing K-12 students and teachers to cybersecurity principles all summer.

July 18, 2017

July 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Weekend Volunteering

July 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Solve the Connection; Puzzle created by Chris B., NSA Capability Development Analyst

July 14, 2017

Decoding the Great War

The National Cryptologic Museum hosts enthusiasts for a discussion on the role of cryptology in World War I.

July 14, 2017

NSA recognizes future cyber experts and mathematicians at Intel ISEF 2017

The National Security Agency Research Directorate (RD) recently awarded rising science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) stars for their projects in cyber security and mathematics research at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles, CA. ISEF brings together thousands of students from around the world to showcase their innovative ideas to the STEM community.

July 12, 2017

National Cryptologic Museum Debuts Service & Sacrifice, Real Time Regional Gateway Exhibits

The National Cryptologic Museum's two newest exhibits, 'Service and Sacrifice' and 'Real Time Regional Gateway,' include stories of some of the ultimate sacrifices made on the land, in the sea, and in the air by cryptologists in uniform, while also presenting actions the National Security Agency (NSA) has taken to protect the lives of front-line troops.

June 26, 2017

NSA Technology Transfer Program Releases Latest NSA Patent Portfolio

The National Security Agency's (NSA) Technology Transfer Program announces an updated portfolio of NSA patents available for licensing.

June 21, 2017

NSA Recognizes 29th Annual Law Day

The National Security Agency's 29th Annual Law Day recognizes NSA and IC lawyers, past and present, for their commitment to upholding the rule of law within their agencies.

June 20, 2017

June 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Solve the Connection

June 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Solve the Connection; Puzzle created by Wendell W., NSA Mathematician

June 12, 2017

Armed Forces & National Police Celebration Brings Record Crowd to Museum

National Cryptologic Museum celebrated our Armed Forces and Police men and women. Children and adults enjoyed more than 30 attractions including games, hands-on crafts and cryptologic challenges

May 18, 2017

May 2017 Puzzle Periodical - A Plate of 1,000 Cookies

May 2017 Puzzle Periodical - A Plate of 1,000 Cookies; Puzzle created by David B., NSA Mathematician

April 26, 2017

5th Annual Armed Forces and National Police Celebration to be held at National Cryptologic Museum

On May 20, 2017, in a spirit to honor all men and women serving in military uniform and members of law enforcement, the National Security Agency is hosting its 5th Annual Armed Forces and National Police Celebration at the National Cryptologic Museum on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.. This year's theme is Defending Our Nation Here and Abroad. All members of the community are invited to attend and participate in free activities for children of all ages.

April 18, 2017

April 2017 Puzzle Periodical - What is the Connection?

April 2017 Puzzle Periodical - What is the Connection?; Puzzle created by Wendell W., NSA Mathematician

April 17, 2017

In the Spotlight: The Director of NSA's Office of Civil Liberties and Privacy

In the Spotlight series featuring a Q&A session with Rebecca Richards, Director, NSA Office of Civil Liberties and Privacy

April 14, 2017

CDX 2017: The winner is …

The Cyber Defense Exercise is designed to challenge the cyber skills of cadets and midshipmen from U.S. and Canadian military Service academies, the next generation of cyber warriors.

April 10, 2017

Cadets and midshipmen from the U.S. and Canadian military Service academies return today for the 17th annual Cyber Defense Exercise.

The Cyber Defense Exercise is designed to challenge the cyber skills of cadets and midshipmen from U.S. and Canadian military Service academies, the next generation of cyber warriors.

March 27, 2017

With senior leaders like Research Director Dr. Deborah Frincke, we aim high.

With senior leaders like Research Director Dr. Deborah Frincke (shown), we aim high. We never forget that our fellow Americans and allies depend on us to help keep them safe.

March 21, 2017

March 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Lucky Seven

March 2017 Puzzle Periodical - Lucky Seven; Puzzle created by David G., NSA Mathematician

Feb. 21, 2017

February 2017 Puzzle Periodical - What is the Connection?

February 2017 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Wendell W., NSA Cryptanalyst

Feb. 14, 2017

NSA's Response to Hostage Events: Swift and Enduring

The National Security Agency mission supports the efforts made to bring U.S. persons home.

Jan. 18, 2017

NSA's Women in STEM: Diverse Roots Add Up

NSA Women in STEM discuss how diversity makes a positive impact on the mission.

Jan. 17, 2017

January 2017 Puzzle Periodical

January 2017 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Tim C., Applied Research Mathematician, NSA

Dec. 20, 2016

December’s Puzzle Periodical - Four Rats in a Star

NSA's Puzzle Periodical

Dec. 14, 2016

NSA Professionals: Deployed to Carry out the Mission

The National Security Agency is prepared to support U.S. warfighters around the world.

Nov. 22, 2016

NSA Professionals: A Calling and An Honor

At the National Security Agency, we thank the dedicated men and women who work around the clock to keep our nation safe.

Nov. 15, 2016

November Puzzle Periodical – The Heist

NSA's Puzzle Periodical

Nov. 10, 2016

In the spotlight: Army Veteran and Cyber Expert Jay Brown

The National Security Agency thanks the American veterans for their service. This year NSA showcases Army Veteran and Cyber expert Mr. Jay Brown.

Nov. 3, 2016

National Cryptologic Museum Bringing STEM to Life

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is coming alive at the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) on November 10, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 18, 2016

October Puzzle Periodical - CyberChance

NSA's Puzzle Periodical

Oct. 3, 2016

Cyber Security Awarness Month

As we observe the thirteenth National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it is important not only to reflect on how much progress we have made, but also to remember there is much more work to be done to protect cyberspace and increase cyber security awareness.

Sept. 20, 2016

September Puzzle Periodical - Javelin

Can you figure out the correct answer for the September Puzzle Periodical?

Sept. 12, 2016

Ready, Set, Challenge

Ready, Set, Challenge. NSA Issues the 2016 Codebreaker Challenge for college undergraduate and graduate students

Aug. 17, 2016

August Puzzle Periodical - $50 for All

Can you figure out the correct answer for the August Puzzle Periodical?

Aug. 9, 2016

NSA Research Sponsors Special Award for Young Scientists and Engineers

The NSA Research Directorate hosted award winners from the Intel Science and Engineering Fair for a visit.

Aug. 4, 2016

NSA Staffer Talks Cybersecurity with Teen Math Phenoms

Bierman, ever a showman, made his third consecutive appearance in July as part of the agency's STEM Education Outreach Program to strengthen science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction - and to raise awareness of STEM career paths.

July 27, 2016

The Washington Wong Building: A Legacy to Be Rememberd

This announcement recognizes Women's History Month and the women at NSA who make the mission happen.

July 19, 2016

July Puzzle Periodical - First or Second?

Can you figure out the correct answer for the July Puzzle Periodical?

June 21, 2016

June 2016 Puzzle Periodical

Can you figure out the correct answer for the June Puzzle Periodical?

June 20, 2016

Happy Accidents, Shared Connections and the Beauty of Math

On June 6, The Navajo Nation Math Circles project visited NSA for a sneak peek of the new documentary, Navajo Math Circles.

June 16, 2016

The 2016 Schorreck Lecture Speak Series

Announcement for the Schorreck Lecture on 20 June 2016.

May 23, 2016

NSA Releases Thousands of WWII-era Documents to National Archives

More than 29,000 pages of declassified material related to the World War II-era Target Intelligence Committee (TICOM) are now publicly available following a recent transfer from NSA to the National Archives and Records Administration.

May 20, 2016

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic achievement.

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Coast Guard cryptologic achievement.

May 19, 2016

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Air Force cryptologic achievement

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Air Force cryptologic achievement.

May 18, 2016

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Navy cryptologic achievement

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Marine Corps cryptologic achievement.

May 17, 2016

May 2016 Puzzle Periodical

Check out the May Puzzle Periodical to see if you can unlock the right answer for a birthday surprise.

May 17, 2016

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Marine Corps cryptologic achievement

NSA celebrates Armed Forces Week with a look at a U.S. Marine Corps cryptologic achievement.