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The United States' National Security Agency publishes many documents on the history and technology of cryptology, cryptography, cryptanalysis through various publications.

NSA Technical Journal[]

The NSA Technical Journal was established in 1954 by General Ralph J. Canine to "foster the exchange of ideas and create an 'intellectual community' within the Agency".[1] In 1981, the publication was consolidated with the Cryptologic Spectrum into a single publication, called Cryptologic Quarterly.

Cryptologic Spectrum[]

Cryptologic Spectrum was a cryptology journal published internally by the National Security Agency, an intelligence agency of the United States government.[2] The journal was first published 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]

Cryptologic Quarterly[]

Cryptologic Quarterly was the combined result of the merger of NSA Technical Journal and Cryptologic Spectrum in 1981. CQ as it is sometimes known by, expanded its coverage to cover a larger segment of NSA readership.

Cryptologic Almanac[]

Cryptologic Almanac is a cryptology academic publication published internally by the National Security Agency, an intelligence agency of the United States government.[2] The Almanac publishes short vignettes about NSA or NSA-related topics.

The Almanac was first published in 19??, and a selection of articles published are available to the public online.[3]

See also[]

  • National Reconnaissance Office academic publications

References[]

  1. Scribd.com: "A Peek Behind the Scenes Part 2"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Template:Cite web
  3. 3.0 3.1 Template:Cite web
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