Science of Security’s Annual Security Conference Goes Virtual and Gets Record Attendance The Science of Security (SoS) & Privacy program recently sponsored the Hot Topics in Science of Security (HoTSoS) Conference. This premier event brings NSA and other researchers together in an unclassified environment along with practitioners and thought leaders from government, industry,...

NSA Secures 5G Through Partnerships As NCSAM comes to a close, we look to our NSA experts to give a general overview on a popular topic: 5G technology.

NSA Cybersecurity Perspectives on Quantum Key Distribution and Quantum Cryptography In response to requests from mission customers, NSA is publicly sharing guidance on quantum key distribution (QKD) and quantum cryptography (QC) as it relates to securing National Security Systems (NSS).

The First Line of Defense in Cybersecurity National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is in full swing and U.S. Cyber Command and NSA/CSS are honored to support it. The theme for this year’s NCSAM campaign is “Do your part. .” Are you doing your part by being cyber aware?

NSA Warns Chinese State-Sponsored Malicious Cyber Actors Exploiting 25 CVEs NSA released a new cybersecurity advisory detailing 25 vulnerabilities that Chinese state-sponsored malicious cyber actors are currently exploiting or targeting to encourage stakeholders to apply mitigations.

Securing Your Home Office Throughout the past year, home offices have become the new norm for many U.S. Government employees.

NSA Releases Wallpapers for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month This October, The National Security Agency (NSA) is proud to partner with the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cybersecurity Alliance on the 17th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

Sign Up Now for NSA’s 2020 Codebreaker Challenge NSA is kicking off its 2020 Codebreaker Challenge, a Computer Network Operations/Crypt themed challenge similar to those that routinely threaten national security. U.S. undergraduate and graduate students can sign up now [LINK TO CBC WEBSITE] to tackle the series of problems that touch on skills like software engineering,...

NSA Releases Cybersecurity Guidance “Selecting and Safely Using Multifactor Authentication Services” NSA cybersecurity guidance on "Selecting and Safely Using Multifactor Authentication Services".

Janelle Romano recognized for extraordinary work in Maryland cybersecurity industry The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. presented Janelle Romano, with the 2020 Cyber Warrior Woman Award last week. This award recognizes extraordinary women who perform extraordinary work in Maryland’s cybersecurity industry.

Reduce Risk of Network Compromises The National Security Agency has released two cybersecurity information sheets (CSIs) with best practices to help National Security System (NSS) and Department of Defense (DoD) teleworkers and their systems administrators secure their networks and handle potential compromises.

NSA Named Agency of the Year for Combined Federal Campaign NSA has been named the Combined Federal Campaign’s (CFC) “Agency of the Year” for 2019. NSA also earned the “National CFC Innovation Award” and was the only agency in the Chesapeake Bay Area CFC to be awarded the “Million Dollar Circle Award,” for raising well over a million dollars.

NSA, National Cryptologic Museum Foundation Reveal Design Plans for State-of-the-Art Cyber Center for Education and Innovation When NSA and the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation (NCMF) break ground on the proposed Cyber Center for Education and Innovation (CCEI) on the campus of NSA-Washington (NSAW), it will culminate many years of hard work and commitment shared by the...

NSA names road in honor of former Executive Director Ralph W. Adams Jr. In recognition of the cryptologic giants who paved the way before us, the National Security Agency (NSA) is proud to honor one of those trailblazing pioneers by naming a road at NSA’s campus at Fort Meade after the late Ralph W. Adams Jr.

NSA's La'Naia Jones Recognized As 'Technology All-Star' Women of Color Magazine recently selected La’Naia Jones as a national “2020 Technology All-Star” in honor of her leadership and impact in the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). Ms. Jones—who joined NSA in 2002, served in many technical and leadership positions, and deployed to multiple hostile areas—is currently serving as...

Pioneering Codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman Honored by U.S. Coast Guard Elizebeth Friedman, an original member of the NSA/CSS Cryptologic Hall of Honor and known as one of America’s first female cryptanalysts, is being honored by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard last week announced the 11th ship in its new Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) program will be named in...

University of North Georgia Recognized for Crushing Codebreaker Success Desmond Henderson, a senior cyber security major at the University of North Georgia (UNG), thought the National Security Agency’s Codebreaker Challenge (CBC) would be just like many of the other Capture the Flag hacking events he’d participated in over the years, but he was wrong.

50 Years of Pride: Celebrating NSA's Committment to Promoting Respect, Individuality, Diversity, and Equality June 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Pride Month celebrations, where members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, aromantic/asexual (LGBTQIA+) community, plus numerous other identities on the spectrum, come together to celebrate...

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