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NSA kicks in scholarship funds to boost cyber challenge

The National Security Agency will contribute the prize money for Maryland's first cyber competition. The agency says it wants to raise interest in cyber education and help ensure its future workforce.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 07:30pm EDT
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Feds On Lifeguard Duty

Even though it's a federal holiday, the one when working folks are supposed to rest, Uncle Sam has millions of lifeguards civilian and military on duty today. For obvious reasons. And even if you can't see them, they are there, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 02:01am EDT

Cyber recruits key part of NSA hiring blitz

Dickie George, the technical director of the Information Assurance Directorate at the National Security Agency, joined the Federal Drive to discuss the agency's robust hiring efforts, including in the cyber realm.

Monday - 08/15/2011, 08:58am EDT
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Feds grooming next generation of benevolent hackers

Computer-savvy kids at the Defcon Kids convention will hear from the Army's computer crime investigative unit, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency, which is the Pentagon's code-cracking division.

Thursday - 08/04/2011, 02:05pm EDT

NSA looks for new hires at hacker convention

Increasingly federal agencies are looking for computer hacking skills. The National Security Agency is one of those agencies that will attend an annual hacker convention this week.

Tuesday - 08/02/2011, 09:23am EDT

Tuesday morning federal headlines - August 2

On today's Federal Drive, more updates on how the debt-limit deal will affect agency budgets. Plus, NASA's green mission to Jupiter and why the National Security Administration is looking for new hires at a hacker convention.

Tuesday - 08/02/2011, 08:34am EDT

Harris data link recieves NSA approval

A secure data link gets a stamp of approval from the National Security Agency. Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 09:30am EDT

NSA wants bulletproof smartphones

The National Security Agency wants to be able to outfit military personnel with commercial smartphones and tablets -- but based on a NSA security design.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:30am EDT

Lockheed attack highlights rise in cyber espionage

This cyber attack didn't go after people playing war games on their PlayStations. It targeted a company that helps the U.S. military do the real thing.

Sunday - 05/29/2011, 09:07pm EDT

NSA partners with small biz for big results

Heather McColl is NSA's small business advocate. She tells Federal News Radio how NSA engages small businesses and the benefits both get from working together.

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 01:28pm EDT
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DISA cuts ribbon on new headquarters

The Defense Information Systems Agency celebrated the ceremonial opening of its new 95-acre headquarters campus on Friday. Less than half of the 4,600 employees already work at its new headquarters at Fort Meade, Md. The agency expects the rest of its staff to move there from several northern Virginia locations by late August.

Monday - 04/18/2011, 06:58am EDT
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NSA creating culture of leaders, managers

Agency deputy director said leadership and management take different skill sets, but every organization needs both. NSA uses training, mentoring and other resources to ensure its managers and leaders can succeed.

Monday - 04/11/2011, 12:02pm EDT
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NSA: cyber leadership trumps management

Every agency is in search of good leaders and good managers. But it is important to recognize the distinction.

Monday - 04/11/2011, 08:30am EDT

NSA joins NASDAQ cyber attack investigation

Thursday - 03/31/2011, 08:30am EDT

Cyber Command, NSA tout benefits of cloud computing

The head of U.S. Cyber Command says cloud computing is part of his plan for staying ahead of the cyber threats that face the Defense Department. “A year from now we should be well on our way to having a hardened architecture proven and in place, which provides a new level of cybersecurity,” said General [...]

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 07:09pm EDT

NSA to test mobile device security

The National Security Agency is testing a new IT architecture for securing data on mobile devices.

Monday - 03/28/2011, 03:54pm EDT

NSA tests mobile security of top secret info

The National Security Agency tests a new IT architecture for securing data on mobile devices.

Monday - 03/28/2011, 09:30am EDT

Former NSA head says too much info is classified

General Michael Hayden, the director of NSA from 1999 to 2005, says in order to protect people from vulnerabilities we need to first educate them of the risks, Wired Magazine reports.

Tuesday - 03/15/2011, 03:19pm EDT

DoD wants cyber partnership, not to spy

Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of the military's new Cyber Command and the director of the NSA, said DoD can help protect private networks from cyber attack - especially critical infrastructure - without infringing on civil liberties. He said civilian agencies and private network operators could leverage NSA's capabilities without having the spy agency be in charge of security.

Monday - 02/28/2011, 07:00am EST
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Cyber workforce forum gathers in Charm City

Invited attendees will join the country's premiere cyber experts from U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency and Department of Homeland Security plus top cyber intelligence officials, defense and commercial industry leaders from Constellation Energy, Federal Reserve, HP, Johns Hopkins Healthcare System, Lockheed Martin, ManTech, SAIC, TASC, TeleCommunication Systems for an interactive discussion with Maryland educators from K-12, colleges and universities and workforce development organizations.

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 08:30am EST
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