National Security Agency academic publications

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The United States' National Security Agency (NSA), an intelligence agency of the federal government, publishes many documents on the history and technology of cryptology, cryptography, and cryptanalysis through various publications.

  • Cryptolog is published monthly by PI, Techniques and Standards, for the Personnel of Operations". Declassified issues] are available online.[1]
  • The Cryptologic Almanac is a cryptology academic journal published internally by the NSA.[2] It publishes short vignettes about NSA or NSA-related topics. A selection of articles published are available to the public online.[3]
  • Cryptologic Quarterly'was the combined result of the merger of NSA Technical Journal and Cryptologic Spectrum in 1981. It expanded its coverage to cover a larger segment of NSA readership.
  • Cryptologic Spectrum was a cryptology journal published internally by the NSA.[2] It was established in 1969, until consolidation with the NSA Technical Journal in 1981. A selection of articles published between 1969 and 1981 are available to the public online.[3] The journal had been classified until its tables of contents were published online in September 2006 following a Freedom of Information Act request in 2003.[4]
  • The NSA Technical Journal was established in 1954 by Ralph J. Canine to "foster the exchange of ideas and create an 'intellectual community' within the Agency".[5] In 1981, the publication was consolidated with Cryptologic Spectrum into a single publication, called Cryptologic Quarterly.

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  1. ^ http://www.nsa.gov/public_info/declass/cryptologs.shtml
  2. ^ a b Singel, Ryan (2008-04-29). "Declassified NSA Document Reveals the Secret History of TEMPEST". Wired. CondéNet, Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-04-30. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  3. ^ a b "Cryptologic Spectrum Articles". Declassification Initiatives. National Security Agency. Retrieved 2010-03-27. 
  4. ^ Singel, Ryan (2006-09-27). "Peek at NSA's Secret Reading List". Wired. CondéNet, Inc. Archived from the original on 2007-02-20. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  5. ^ Scribd.com: "A Peek Behind the Scenes Part 2"

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