• EDUCATE
    EDUCATE

    ...The nation’s brightest young minds to consider careers in STEM and cyber related fields

  • STIMULATE
    STIMULATE

    ...Robust dialog with the American public on cyber policy, technology, and privacy

  • COMMEMORATE
    COMMEMORATE

    ...Those who “served in silence” with valor and distinction, especially those who gave their lives in service

THE NCF VISION

Influence the cryptologic future by sharing our educational resources, stimulating new knowledge, & commemorating our heritage.

CRYPTOLOGIC BYTES & BLOG

Beta launch of the new Amanita Whitehat game - coming Feb 3rd. Test out the new cyber game as American Cyber-Warrior Amanita Whitehat and give us your invaluable feedback. Full release scheduled for March.

The NCF is pleased to report that our "How to be Cyber Safe & Savvy" booklet for adults is featured in the February 2023 issue of Kiplinger's Magazine.

NCF staffer Larry Castro provides an encouraging progress update about the NSA's effort to build a new facility for the Museum - the Education & Innovation Center.

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About Us

The NCF's Vision is to Influence the cryptologic future by sharing our educational resources, stimulating new knowledge, and commemorating our heritage.

The Foundation provides exceptional cryptologic programs throughout the year, encourages young minds to explore cryptology and cyber education and careers,  hosts educational, cryptology-related exhibits at various community events, and honors the people— past, present, and future—whose contributions to our national security protect and make possible our way of life.

The NCF also provides needed support to the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM), the first public museum in the U.S. Intelligence Community. Located adjacent to the National Security Agency (NSA) in Maryland, the NCM houses a unique and priceless collection of artifacts that represent our Nation's history in code making and code breaking, as well as a world class library of cryptologic media. The NCF acquires the best artifacts for the Museum and supports new educational and interactive exhibits.

Tthe NCF also serves as a leader in the field of cybersecurity - striving to provide the best in educational resources and programs.

Our three-part mission is to Educate, Stimulate, and Commemorate. Learn more about our MISSION.