National Security Agency
U.S. signals intelligence organization
National Security Agency ▸ Facts ▸ Comments ▸ News ▸ Videos
The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence. The NSA is responsible for global monitoring, collection, and processing of information and data for foreign and domestic intelligence and counterintelligence purposes, specializing in a discipline known as signals intelligence (SIGINT). The NSA is also tasked with the protection of U.S. communications networks and information systems. The NSA relies on a variety of measures to accomplish its mission, the majority of which are clandestine.
You Might Like
Trump will not invoke control of National Guard amid protests, NSA adviser saysThe Trump administration will not invoke federal authority over the National Guard for now, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday as protests flared in multiple U.S. cities..
NSA warns of ongoing Russian hacking campaign against U.S. systemsThe U.S. National Security Agency on Thursday warned government partners and private companies about a Russian hacking operation that uses a special intrusion technique to target operating systems..
Windows 10: NSA reveals major flaw in Microsoft's codeA patch is likely to be announced later although Microsoft insists no hacker has exploited it.
Warrant not always needed for 'inadvertent' NSA surveillance of Americans: U.S. courtThe U.S. government may collect information about U.S. citizens without obtaining a warrant if the information is gathered inadvertently while legally carrying out surveillance of non-nationals abroad,..
Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAEHow do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy service? That question vexed U.S. intelligence operatives recruited to work as contractors for a..
U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new bookThe United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013,..
U.S. sues Edward Snowden over new book, cites non-disclosure agreementsThe United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance,..
Why the CIA doesn't spy on the UAEThe United Arab Emirates finances the military leader trying to topple a United Nations-recognized government in Libya. It helps lead a coalition of nations imposing an economic blockade of Qatar,..
NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. dataA former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two..
NSA Phone Data Collection Is Set to Shut Downby Simon Baxendale - In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the US government and National Security Agency put a number of new measures in place to help protect citizens across the..