Catch our last 2020 #CyberChat, meet the new Museum director, & more.
Catch our last 2020 #CyberChat, meet the new Museum director, & more.
Exciting News! The sign is up near the NSA Ft. Meade campus to announce the coming of the new Cyber Center for Education & Innovation - Home of the National Cryptologic Museum. To support the project - click on the sign.
Dear Friend ~ Welcome to the latest issue of the NCMF Web Link e-newsletter. 
This issue includes information about an upcoming #CyberChat with
Dr. Whitfield Diffie, a welcome for the Museum's new director, recent cyber articles, and more.

Need to RENEW your membership? You can join or renew securely online. You can also donate to the NCMF or designate your donation for the CCEI-New Museum campaign.
Visit our Home Page for latest news and articles. Find upcoming events (including VIRTUAL Museum events) at the end of this email.
Chat with Whit
In an NCMF #CyberChat on December 2nd at 1pm EST, Dr. Whitfield "Whit" Diffie, American cryptographer & one of the pioneers of public-key cryptography, will join us to discuss the original Data Encryption Standard. Whit serves on the NCMF Board and is a 2020 NSA/CSS Cryptologic Hall of Honor InducteeThe #CyberChat is FREE, but registration is required. 
Many THANKS to ALL who participated in our Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week #CyberChats - which were a GREAT SUCCESS! The recordings are gradually coming online, so stay tuned to our Nepris course info page (see button below); plus, check out our  recorded chats. If you are interested in presenting a chat - sign up now!
The Foundation welcomes Dr. Vince Houghton to his new position as Museum Director. Dr. Houghton brings a deep background in intelligence and history. He most recently served as historian and curator of the International Spy Museum. We look forward to the exciting journey ahead!
GivingTuesday offers an opportunity to consider charities worthy of your support. We know this has been a difficult year and many are in need. If you are able, we hope you will include the NCMF in your giving plans. We invite you to watch a short video that helps illustrate the value of our mission. Donate on Dec 1st or Donate Now.

No Silver Bullet: Fighting Russian Disinformation Requires Multiple Actions - by Terry L. Thompson

In Terry L. Thompson's recent article for the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Fall 2020 Issue) - he explores how measures to combat Russian disinformation have been ineffective and lays out what needs to be done to bolster U.S. and EU defenses against information warfare. You can also watch a Video of Q&A with Terry.  

NCM Korean War Exhibit on VirMuze

We recently shared that you can now find the Museum on a museum-focused social site called VirMuze. The Museum's Korean War exhibit was recently added. Explore it now!

Hall of Honor 2021

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2021 Cryptologic Hall of Honor is 26 February 2021. Visit our Hall of Honor page to learn more about preparing a nomination.
  • MUSEUM remains closed due to COVID-19. However, virtual opportunities are available - see below.
  • NOV & DEC - Museum virtual tours via EventBrite. MORE.
  • 1 DEC 2020 - Giving Tuesday. MORE.
  • 2 DEC 2020 - NCMF #CyberChat with Dr. Whitfield Diffie. MORE.
  • 4 DEC 2020 - Museum Virtual Lecture - Power of Packaging. MORE.
  • 7 DEC 2020 - Museum Virtual Movie Night (Pearl Harbor) & Reel to Real Talk with Dr. David Hatch. MORE.
  • 17 DEC 2020 - 27th Anniversary of NCM Public Opening. MORE. 
  • 26 FEB 2021 - Deadline to submit Hall fo Honor nominations. MORE.
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