NSA Opportunities for Cyber Professionals

The National Security Agency (NSA) anticipates hiring in excess of 1000 personnel in the coming year.  NSA currently has a number of openings for full-time positions in all our mission areas. Students receiving degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other Information Security and Cyber-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.
NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) believes students from the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence may be particularly interested in the following positions.  Students may apply for these full-time positions by visiting www.nsa.gov/careersand selecting the position numbers listed below:
·         1049471 – Information Assurance Professionals
·         1049473 – Cyber National Mission Force Mitigation Analyst
·         1049475 – Trusted Engineering Solutions – Architecture and Engineering Development
·         1049476 – Software Project Manager
·         1049477 – Cyber National Mission Force Targeting Analyst
·         1049478 – Network Vulnerability Analyst
·         1049479 – Network System Engineer
·         1049480 – Computer Forensics Analyst
·         1049481 – Penetration Tester/Analyst
·         1049482 – Network Analyst
·         1049484 – Software Developer for Cloud
·         1049485 – Communication Systems & Technical  Vulnerability Analyst
·         1049486 – Software Engineer
·         1049487 – Software Engineer/Web Developer
·         1049488 – Network Analyst
·         1049489 – Software Engineer
·         1049490 – Vulnerability Analyst
·         1049491 – Information Assurance Client Engagement, Corporate Communications, & Marketing
·         1049723 – Computer Network Operations Development Program (CNODP)
** Student Internship, CO-OP, & Scholarship Opportunities **
                The NSA has over 20 different summer Internship Programs in addition to our CO-OP and Scholarship programs that, like our full-time positions, support all our mission areas and offer exciting opportunities in a wide array of disciplines, for example:
·         1048703 – Summer Internship Program for Information Assurance (SIP/IA)
Information on student internship, CO-OP, and scholarship opportunities can be viewed by visiting www.nsa.gov/careers and selecting the “Student Programs” link.  To apply for current opportunities, select the “Job Search/Apply Online” link.  Using the key word search, enter “internship,” “CO-OP,” or “scholarship.”
The application DEADLINE for most of the summer internships is 31 October; however, some of the math related internships is as early as 15 October.
 Please Note:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants
  • Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate.
  • NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
For questions concerning the application process, please contact NSA Recruitment & Staffing at:
1-866-NSA-HIRE (1-866-672-4473) or e-mail customercare@NSA.gov

INSCT’s Robert B. Murrett Interviewed on CNN

Maxwell School Professor of Practice Robert B. Murrett, Deputy Director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, was interviewed by Wolf Blitzer on CNN’s The Situation Room, regarding the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Watch/read the interview here.

SU Cybersecurity Symposium in Dubai and Saudi Arabia

SU cybersecurity faculty held a cybersecurity symposium for government, academia, and industry in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, introducing the new ground for cybersecurity needs and resources based on best practices and experiences with Department of Defense and corporate partnerships, covering the cybersecurity issues in defense and national security operations, medical record systems, financial and banking systems, critical infrastructure, financial services, and other critical services. Visit symposium website here.

SU Champions National Cyber Security

October marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a program designed to raise awareness of online and internet security, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.  Here at Syracuse University, Information Technology and Services (ITS) will champion this cause with a workshop, an online IT Security employee training program and a series of promotional events and informational articles throughout the month. Visit SU’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month here.

preSAGE established, researching privacy, regulation, & economics in smart assured grid ecosystem

Syracuse University has established the preSAGE group, focuses on developing systems that provide security, privacy, integrity, accountability and functionality for people in a deeply interconnected world.  The group applies four perspectives-technology, security, economics, and law-in an integrated approach to solve emerging problems, such as management of the electric grid and other critical infrastructure. Visit the preSAGE website: http://presage.syr.edu/

SU receives information assurance re-designation

Syracuse University has received re-designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) by the United States National Security Agency (NSA)/Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Read the entire story here.