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Inspired by a visit the National Cryptologic Museum, writer & photographer Jason Bowling explores how the SIGABA's encryption stayed secure as Enigma fell.

Ms. Jonna Mendez served as the CIA's Chief of Disguise for 27 years and now has "dropped her mask." She will be the guest speaker for the 19 Feb 2020 NCMF program, but until then - read more about her in this Wall Street Journal article.

In November 2019, CCEI representatives engaged attendees of the 2019 NICE K-12 Conference to promote the need for more cyber-related content in the K-12 classroom.

The new 16th Air Force launched in October to bring cyber, intelligence, and other information dominance operations together under one roof at JBSA-Lackland, Texas.

The Cybersecurity Curriculum Framework is an outline of what should be taught in a dedicated high school “Introduction to Cybersecurity” course. It is now available publicly online and the developers are seeking feedback from educators and cybersecurity professionals. Review the Framework now and provide your feedback in early 2020.

CCEI Hosts Online Chats to Highlight Key Cybersecurity Professions during National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

On 4 November 2019, four cryptologic pioneers were inducted into the NSA/CSS Cryptologic Hall of Honor.

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, GCHQ honors linguists, including many women, who eavesdropped and decoded in secret locations.

Tech History Fan and Photographer Jason Bowling shares a review of his October 2019 visit to the National Cryptologic Museum on his blog "Short Circuits and Infinite Loops" - complete with great photos!

Great news! One of our recent program speakers - "Code Girls" author Liza Mundy - has been selected as the NSA/CSS Scholar in Residence for 2020. Ms. Mundy joins the ranks of prior scholars such as Dr. David Kahn. Congratulations Ms. Mundy!

The secret GCHQ base at Scarborough played a key role in the Cuban Missile Crisis - as revealed in a recently declassified report.

Cryptologic greats Frank B. Rowlett and Gene Grabeel were honored in 2019 at the unveiling of a highway marker to be placed in their native Lee County, Virginia.

Everyone at the NCMF thanks Orville Lewis for his dedicated service to the NCMF & wishes him well in Florida!

The National Cryptologic Museum Foundation’s Cyber Center for Education and Innovation Announces Agreement with University of Maryland Global Campus and NSA’s National Cryptologic School to Increase Cyber Security Education for all Ages ~ September 2019

Check out this interesting piece about ancient cryptography via Atlas Obscura.

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