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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 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 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

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.

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 16, 2016

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

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

May 12, 2016

Celebrate Armed Forces Day and National Police Week at the National Cryptologic Museum

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, NSA will celebrate Armed Forces Day and National Police Week with a fun family-centered event at the National Cryptologic Museum.

May 5, 2016

What is the most rewarding or the best aspect about working in government service?

In celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, NSA employees tell the best aspect of working in government service.

April 21, 2016

April 2016 Puzzle Periodical

April 2016 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Andy F., Applied Research Mathematician, NSA

March 31, 2016

Women's History Month Feature - In the spotlight: An NSA Applied Research Mathematician Leans In

During Women's History Month, NSA speaks with a Woman in STEM to understand why she chose a career in mathematics.

March 29, 2016

Serving the Nation with Dedication and Courage

By Petty Officer Abigail Paul, U.S. Navy. This announcement recognizes Women's History Month and the women at NSA who make the mission happen.

March 18, 2016

National Cryptologic Museum Hosts Women in STEM Event

NSA celebrates Women's History Month with an event at the National Cryptologic Museum on March 31, 2016 to bring awareness to Women in STEM.

March 17, 2016

March is Women's History Month

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

Feb. 10, 2016

Cryptologic History Symposium

Learn about the next Cryptologic History Symposium to be held on 19-20 October 2017.

Feb. 8, 2016

75th Anniversary of a Key U.S. Visit to Bletchley Park

The world's most important signals-intelligence liaison relationship began 75 years ago - between the United States and the United Kingdom - on February 8, 1941.

Feb. 8, 2016

75th Anniversary of a Key U.S. Visit to Bletchley Park

The world's most important signals-intelligence liaison relationship began 75 years ago - between the United States and the United Kingdom - on February 8, 1941.

Nov. 24, 2015

NSA Employees: A Calling and An Honor

This November, NSA employees tell why they see working at NSA as a calling and an honor.

Nov. 6, 2015

No Dead Ends, but Plenty of Zombies at NSA Monster Dash 5K

On Oct. 30, Wonder Woman, Batman, the whole Scooby-Doo squad, a few dozen minions, and nearly 1,000 others gathered outside turnstiles of NSA's headquarters building, and shot off the finish line to the sound of a bullhorn.

Nov. 5, 2015

National Cryptologic Museum Hosts Event in Honor of the Maryland STEM Festival

National Security Agency (NSA) subject matter experts will provide games, hands-on activities, demonstrations, displays, and immersive experiences at the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) for the event – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow during the Maryland STEM Festival on Thursday, November 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 4, 2015

NSA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Cryptologic School

NSA Public Information News and Information - 50th Anniversary of the National Cryptologic School

Oct. 30, 2015

Infographic: Discovering IT Problems, Developing Solutions, Sharing Expertise

The U.S. government takes seriously its commitment to an open and interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet. In the vast majority of cases, responsibly disclosing a newly discovered vulnerability is clearly in the national interest.

Oct. 29, 2015

NSA to the Next Generation: "The Nation Needs You!" Agency Launches NSA Day of Cyber

A collective effort by academia, industry, associations, and government is needed to help develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

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

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. 22, 2015

Living in the Smart World

"Those who would seek to harm us use the same Internet, mobile communications devices, and social media platforms that we use. As terrorists become more savvy about protecting their communications, we must keep pace in order to protect the nation and our allies.", ADM Michael S. Rogers, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, DirectorNSA/Chief CSS

Oct. 21, 2015

IAD Best Practices for Securing Wireless Devices and Networks in National Security Systems (PDF)

IAD Best Practices for Securing Wireless Devices and Networks in National Security Systems (PDF)

Oct. 20, 2015

In Discussion with Shirley Brown, Chief of the Counterintelligence Awareness and OPSEC Division

Discussions with Shirley Brown, Chief of the Counterintelligence Awareness and OPSEC Division, about using OPSEC to protect NSA systems, as well as tips for individuals on how to stay safe online.

Oct. 13, 2015

NSA's Information Assurance Directorate To Host Cyber Security Awareness Day at the National Cryptologic Museum

NSA's Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) will host Cyber Security Awareness Day at the National Cryptologic Museum on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Oct. 9, 2015

In Discussion with Philip Quade, Chief of NSA Cyber Task Force

Discussions with Philip Quade, Chief of NSA Cyber Task Force, about resilience/resiliency in relation to cybersecurity.

Oct. 5, 2015

Infographic of the Week - Protecting Your Digital Identity

Learn the four levels of protection used to secure your digital identity.

Oct. 2, 2015

October 2015 Puzzle Periodical

October 2015 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Ben E., Applied Research Mathematician, NSA

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. 30, 2015

Symposium for Cryptologic History has its own rich history

Historians from NSA's Center for Cryptologic History (CCH), other parts of the Intelligence Community, and the Department of Defense, as well as distinguished scholars from American and foreign academic institutions, veterans of the profession, and the interested public, will gather at the end of October for two days of reflection and debate on the cryptologic past.

Sept. 25, 2015

NSA.gov Love Notes

NSA Celebrates Love Notes Day, September 26, 2015

Sept. 24, 2015

Throwback Thursday — Happy 124th Birthday William F. Friedman!

Celebrating the 124th birthday of William F. Friedman with fun facts by the numbers.

Sept. 17, 2015

NSA/CSS Employees Reaffirm Their Oath to the Constitution

Military and civilian employees of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) gathered at the agency’ Memorial Wall on September 11, 2015 - Patriot Day - to collectively recite the Oath of Office, reaffirming their commitment to the Constitution and to the safety, security, and liberty of the American people.

Sept. 16, 2015

Are You Up to the Challenge? NSA Issues the 2015 Codebreaker Challenge for College Students

Witness the annual Codebreaker Challenge to gain a better understanding of the agency's mission to defend and protect the nation.

Sept. 15, 2015

September 2015 Puzzle Periodical

September 2015 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Tim C., Applied Research Mathematician, NSA

Sept. 11, 2015

A True Patriot: Medal of Honor Recipient Inspires NSA/CSS Workforce

Cpl. Carpenter, the youngest recipient of the Medal of Honor, recently spoke at NSA/CSS as part of the agency"s Encouragement Initiative, a series of speaking events meant to inspire and inform the workforce.

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).

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.

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.

Aug. 18, 2015

Cryptology, whack-a-mole, & time travel: NSA‚s research director on securing cyberspace

On August 13, 2015, Dr. Deborah Frincke, who leads the National Security Agency‚s Research Directorate, addressed a roomful of academic and industry members at the 24th annual USENIX Security Symposium on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Aug. 18, 2015

August 2015 Puzzle Periodical

August 2015 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Roger B., Cryptanalytic Mathematician, NSA

Aug. 6, 2015

NSA's Program for Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Considered a Model for USG

For the past 30 years, the National Security Agency (NSA) has actively supported nursing mothers in the workplace, distinguishing itself as a leader in the federal government with an award-winning lactation program.

Aug. 3, 2015

"The Imitation Game" Comes to the National Cryptologic Museum

On 8 January 2015, ADM Rogers granted an interview to FOX Business News Producer Matt Dean in New York.

July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 - National System Administrator Appreciation Day

Celebrating the dedicated cadre of System Administrators of the National Security Agency.

July 27, 2015

NSA Marks the 25th Anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act

In the quarter century since President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, on July 26, 1990, the National Security Agency has made major strides in ensuring that persons with disabilities are welcomed and given the tools to succeed in the fast-paced intelligence environment.

July 23, 2015

NSA's Got Talent for Summer Concert Series

The lyrics and melodies of several top musicians are again wafting through NSA's cafeterias this summer. The workforce initiative, known as the Summer Concert Series, hits the right notes on two fronts: It offers employees a way to recharge on their lunch breaks and gives artists opportunities to connect with an appreciative audience.

July 21, 2015

Announcing NSA's Puzzle Periodical

NSA employees work on some of the world‘s most demanding and exhilarating high-tech engineering challenges. Applying complex algorithms and expressing difficult cryptographic problems in terms of mathematics is part of the work NSA employees do every day. Try your hand at a problem written by a member of our expert workforce.

July 21, 2015

July 2015 Puzzle Periodical

July 2015 Puzzle Periodical; Puzzle created by Stephen C., Applied Research Mathematician, NSA

July 17, 2015

"United We Stand," NSA & Fort Meade Community Break Fast Together

On the evening of Thursday, July 9, 2015, more than 150 people gathered for the 6th annual NSA-Fort Meade Ramadan Iftar at Argonne Hills Chapel, at Fort Meade, Maryland.

July 15, 2015

NSA/CSS Hawaii Hosts 73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Gala on USS MISSOURI

On Saturday, June 6, 2015, NSA/CSS Hawaii (NSAH) hosted the "Battle of Midway: Commemorating the Past and Building the Future" Gala on the USS MISSOURI (Mighty Mo).

July 9, 2015

NSA Research Supports the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers

In May 2015, the NSA Research Directorate supported the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) to encourage and recognize the next generation of scientists and engineers.

July 7, 2015

Armed Forces Day 2015

A thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Armed Forces Day 2015 at the National Cryptologic Museum.

July 4, 2015

Happy Independence Day from NSA!

Happy Independence Day from NSA!

June 26, 2015

Puppies in NSA's Halls Raised to be More than Best Friends

Disability Affairs facilitates bringing accredited service dogs into NSA buildings, but also allows service dog trainees to accompany employees to work.

June 22, 2015

The NSA Farmers Market Offers a New and Unique Food Experience for Employees

At the end of the work-week, a trip to the vending machine might be tempting. But at NSA, employees have a fresh and sunny alternative: an onsite farmers market.

June 18, 2015

"Our difference is but the thickness of this line." NSA's Pre-Ramadan Lecture & Luncheon

On Tuesday, 2 June 2015, Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity´s Islamic Cultural Employee Resource Group (IC ERG) partnered with the Religious Affairs Office to host Chad Jones as keynote speaker for this year's annual Pre-Ramadan Luncheon.

June 9, 2015

Baltimore Raven/Mathlete John Urschel Visits NSA to Talk Math

John Urschel Baltimore Ravens guard and center visited NSA on Friday June 5 to discuss his passion for both math and football at "Mathfest " an annual event sponsored by the CryptoMathematics Institute (CMI).

May 29, 2015

Intelligence Community Women's Summit: "Diversity is a Mission Imperative"

More than 500 Intelligence Community (IC) professionals gathered at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Wednesday, May 13, for the semi-annual IC Women‘s Summit with the goal of advancing success of women in the IC by addressing the obstacles they face.