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In October 2018, the NCMF held a ceremony to honor special donations made in honor of Eugene Becker. As a result of those donations, the Foundation established the Eugene J. Becker Award for Excellence in Cybersecurity and Cryptology.

A review of the "National Cyber Strategy of the United States," released 20 September 2018. The new strategy is the first update since the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace was published in 2003.

Meet Meredith Schorr, a junior from DePaul School of Hospitality, who served an important role this past summer with the Foundation.

NCM acquires wireless communications receiver (WJ-8692) from DRS in August 2018.

Robert Gabrick explores the National Cryptologic Museum in his article, "Motel of Secrets," for the August 2018 issue of "America in WWII" magazine.

This article explores the threat posed by what we now refer to as the Internet of Things (IoT). Our smart homes and cities may be more efficient, but at what risk? What measures can be taken to increase our safety while enjoying the benefits of the IoT?

The NCM has acquired a new aircraft! A U.S. Army RC-12D Guardrail reconnaissance aircraft is the latest addition for the future National Vigilance Park.

Current cybersecurity news briefs include: Cyber Threats Against Pacemakers; Cellphone Vulnerabilities Reported for All Major U.S. Carriers; Global Health Records at Risk; and more.

Often referred to as the world's most beautiful woman, Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr was an ingenious inventor whose pioneering work helped revolutionize modern communication. Check out the film, "Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story" to learn all about her life.

Recent Cybersecurity News Briefs - including DHS provides details on Russian intrusion into U.S. grid; Prisoners pad their accounts with stolen credit obtained via hacking; Mimecast report on the state of corporate email security; Supply chains pose biggest corporate threat; and more.

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The Founders' Group spearheads the capital campaign to build the new Cyber Center for Education and Innovation - Home of the National Cryptologic Museum.


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