The National Security Agency is a member of the IC (Intelligence Community) and provides cryptology, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Information Assurance (IA) products and services. The NSA uses these capabilities to enable Computer Network Operations (CNO) in order to gain a decision advantage for the Nation and our allies under all circumstances.
2018 Enterprise Discovery Conference (EDC)-formerly SIGDEV and Exhibition:
The Enterprise Discovery Conference is hosted by the National Security Agency. The EDC is the largest event held at NSA with over 1500 attendees from around the world. EDC provides a collaborative learning experience for professionals in the SIGINT Development field across the U.S. Intelligence Community and the other 5-Eyes partner nations: Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), Communications Security Establishment, Canada (CSE), Government Communications Headquarters, Great Britain (GCHQ), and Government Communications Security Bureau, New Zealand (GCSB).
Leaders and practitioners will deliver vital and relevant information, direction, and best practice advice for carrying out the Enterprise Development mission.
Upwards of 1500 SIGDEV professionals are expected to attend with ample opportunities for cross-community collaboration to address the community's most challenging SIGDEV concerns. Presentations, training, and demonstrations will be shared during this event.
The threads for the conference this year are:
- Communications System Analysis
- Technology Analysis
- Access & Topology Analysis
- Persona Discovery
- Geopolitical Discovery Integration