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Join us at the Inaugural Southern Arizona Intelligence Summit
April 7-9, 2021.

If you are curious about a career in the intelligence field or seek to stay abreast national security and state affairs…
you don't want to miss this event!

The U.S. Intelligence Community designated the University of Arizona’s Intelligence and Information Operations Program as an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (ICCAE). For the University of Arizona, the ICCAE designation demonstrates that its Intelligence and Information Operations program not only meets the most demanding and rigorous intelligence academic requirements, but is one of the nationally designated ICCAE programs that prepares graduates for successful employment in the U.S. Intelligence Community.

The Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Intelligence & Information Operations prepares graduates for intel-related occupations in defense, law enforcement, and private industry.

The curriculum includes both offensive and defensive Intelligence & Information Operations content delivered within our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment to ensure our students have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed after they graduate.  The Intelligence & Information Operations program offers three degree tracks, both in-person and fully online:

Intelligence News

May 04, 2021 9:35am
DIA Director testifies before Senate Armed Services Committee
DIA Director Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on April 29 as part of the annual Worldwide Threat Assessment hearings on Capitol Hill.
May 03, 2021 1:20pm
IARPA Launches MicroE4AI Seedling BAA
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, issued the Microelectronics in Support of Artificial Intelligence (MicroE4AI) Seedling Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)....
April 30, 2021 8:28am
ODNI Releases Annual Intelligence Community Transparency Report
Today, consistent with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), as amended (codified in 50 U.S.C. § 1873(b)), and the Intelligence Community’s (IC)...
April 29, 2021 1:32pm
Statistical Transparency Report Regarding National Security Authorities...
Today, consistent with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), as amended (codified in 50 U.S.C. § 1873(b)), and the Intelligence Community’s (IC)...
April 27, 2021 12:06pm
DNI Haines Statement on the President’s Intent to Nominate Thomas Monheim as...
Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement regarding President Joseph Biden’s intent to nominate Thomas Monheim as Inspector General of the Intelligence Community:   “Tom Monheim has served as Acting...
April 30, 2021 9:55am
NSA Congratulates the NCF on their 25th Anniversary and Announces Partnership
This year marks the 25th Anniversary for the National Cryptologic Foundation (NCF), formerly known as the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation. In celebration of this silver jubilee, the National Security Agency (NSA) is announcing a commitment to strengthen our partnership with the NCF with a...
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April 29, 2021 7:30am
NSA releases Cybersecurity Advisory on Ensuring Security of Operational Technology
The National Security Agency (NSA) released the Cybersecurity Advisory, “Stop Malicious Cyber Activity Against Connected Operational Technology” today, for National Security System (NSS), Department of Defense (DoD), and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) operational technology (OT) owners and operators...
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April 22, 2021 8:00am
NSA’s Contributions to a Greener Planet
In 2009, government agencies were asked to assess their energy usage and environmental efforts to strategically move towards sustainability for the Federal government and because of this assessment, the National Security Agency made a commitment towards proactive environmental stewardship to our...
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April 15, 2021 5:05am
Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Exploiting Five Publicly Known Vulnerabilities to Compromise U.S. and Allied Networks
The National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) jointly released a Cybersecurity Advisory, “Russian SVR Targets U.S. and Allied Networks,” today to expose ongoing Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (...
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April 12, 2021 6:23am
National Cryptologic Museum: A Reimagined Experience of Cryptologic History
The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is working on overdrive creating a reimagined experience of cryptologic history for first-time and repeat visitors alike.
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