NSA News https://www.nsa.gov News Articles on NSA.gov en-us Copyright 2010 https://www.nsa.gov Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:00:00 EST Technology Transfer at NSA: Moving Innovations from the Lab to the Marketplace The Internet, Global Positioning Systems, Goodyear Tires ... all of these products had their genesis in a federal government-sponsored lab before becoming widely available to the public. How does a technology move from a federal research facility to the commercial marketplace? At the National Security Agency, the NSA Technology Transfer Program (TTP) drives the transfer of technologies from lab to market. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/news_information/2015/Technology_Transfer_at_NSA.shtml NSA Announces Winner of Annual Cybersecurity Research Paper Competition A research paper about a technique that measures the vulnerability of computer systems by the amount of information they mistakenly spill is the winner of the National Security Agency's third annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/press_room/2015/Annual_Cyber_Research_Paper_COMP_Winner.shtml Cryptology, whack-a-mole, and time travel: NSA's research director on securing cyberspace On Thursday afternoon, August 13, 2015, Frincke addressed a roomful of academic and industry members at the 24th annual USENIX Security Symposium on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/news_information/2015/cryptology_whackamole_time_travel.shtml August Puzzle Periodical Try your hand at this month's problem written by a member of our expert workforce. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/news_information/2015/puzzle_periodical/index.shtml 2015 Symposium on Cryptologic History Historians from the Center for Cryptologic History, 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 for two days of reflection and debate on the cryptologic past, October 22-23, 2015. https://www.nsa.gov/about/cryptologic_heritage/center_crypt_history/news/index.shtml 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. August is National Breastfeeding Month, but the issue is a key part of the agency's commitment to work-life balance all year long. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/news_information/2015/NSAs_nursing_mothers_program_model_for_USG.shtml National Security Agency Announces New Education Partnership with Dakota State University The National Security Agency (NSA) has a new partnership between its National Cryptologic School (NCS) and Dakota State University - an initiative that allows agency employees to apply on-the-job training toward a bachelor's degree in the university's online cyber operations program. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/press_room/2015/new_Education_Partnership_with_Dakota_State_University.shtml "The Imitation Game" Comes to the National Cryptologic Museum The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) at Ft. Meade, Maryland, is always willing to educate and entertain at the same time. The museum will provide a screening of the hit movie, "The Imitation Game" (PG-13, 114 minutes), on Saturday, August 15, at 2 p.m. The movie portrays the life and work of Dr. Alan Turing at Bletchley Park in England during World War II. Dr. Turing led a team who developed the electro-mechanical "Bombe," which ultimately was used by the Allies to decode thousands of German messages enciphered on the ENIGMA. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/news_information/2015/the_Imitation_Game_comes_to_the_NCM.shtml National Cryptologic Museum Unveils a New Exhibit Gallery The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) unveiled a newly remodeled gallery on July 29, highlighting achievements in information assurance and cybersecurity. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/press_room/2015/NCM_Unveils_New_Exhibit_Gallery.shtml July 31, 2015 - National System Administrator Appreciation Day NSA’s missions to defend our nation and support our warfighters require that we have the capability to deliver critical intelligence and services around the clock, around the world. This requires not only a stable, robust IT infrastructure, but also a dedicated cadre of System Administrators to keep it up and running. https://www.nsa.gov/public_info/news_information/2015/the_Imitation_Game_comes_to_the_NCM.shtml