National Security Agency

NSA Director: The Agency 'Sells Itself' to Potential Recruits

Nakasone tells industry group of 92 percent retention rate, need for diversity.

House Appropriations Panel Should Step Up Cyber Oversight, Member Urges

The panel should hold its first cyber-specific budget hearing this year, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger says.

AT&T Won Secret $3.3 Billion NSA Contract Despite More Expensive Bid

Legal documents shed light on one of NSA's most important tech contracts.

Former NSA Contractor Admits to Stealing Confidential Documents

Harold Martin III pleaded guilty to one of 20 counts of willful retention of national defense information.

Massive Classified NSA Contract Under Protest

The second part of the National Security Agency's Groundbreaker IT is on hold.

Kaspersky Says It Intercepted NSA Hacking Tools but Didn't Hand Them Over to Russia

The Russian anti-virus firm released preliminary results of an investigation into how and when it lifted NSA malware from a personal computer.

Pentagon to Scrub Kaspersky From Defense Systems Following DHS Ban

The Defense Department is following a DHS directive to remove the Russian anti-virus from its systems but it’s not clear if the software was there in the first place.

How to Prepare for More Attacks from Leaked NSA Tools

As the Shadow Brokers continue selling off hacking tools, organizations need to be prepared for hard-to-detect attacks.

NSA Quietly Awarded a Classified $2.4 Billion Tech Contract With More to Come

CSRA wins the NSA’s Groundbreaker recompete to modernize portions of the intelligence community’s IT infrastructure

Homeland Security Adviser Urges Congress to Renew Controversial Surveillance Power

Tom Bossert warned letting Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act sunset would have grave security consequences.

What the Announced NSA/Cyber Command Split Means

Cyberwar and cyber intelligence are diverging, as are Cyber Command and the NSA. Here’s what that means for the man who leads both entities, the future of signals intelligence collection, and cyberwarfare.

Trump Order Elevates Cyber Command

CYBERCOM is now a full combatant command rather than a sub-unified command beneath U.S. Strategic Command.

NSA Updates List of Tech Ready For Commercialization

The agency's portfolio of technology focuses on challenges in big data, cyber, internet of things and mobility.

Who Are the Shadow Brokers?

What is—and isn’t—known about the mysterious hackers leaking National Security Agency secrets

Cyberwar Is Officially Crossing Over Into the Real World

Online warfare already wreaks havoc on the physical world, and it's only going to get worse.

Cybersecurity So Bad, It Makes You WannaCry

There are many interesting elements about the ransomware attack, the biggest being the tools to stop it were readily available.