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John Inglis and the NSA mission statement
by David Roknich
Monday Jan 6th, 2014 1:56 PM
John C. Inglis has left the building at Ft. Meade. After a long slow rise to the top of the most elite organization in his chosen field, he plans to abruptly disappear, and his planned replacement has a life of secrecy. Though touted as civilians, they are military. John C. Inglis has left the building, but all his data R belong to us!
A dozen years ago, John C. Inglis clearly explained the mission of the NSA to members of the IEEE who specialize in software engineering. Unfortunately, the site where he presentation has been safely archived all these years,, now shows a 500 error, so we can no longer download his presentation, but we have it.

In a moment we'll have all the details. For now, the resume Mr. Inglis presented in 2002 prior his epic presentation at the Software technology Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah:

Mr.Inglis leads NSA's Directorate of Signals Intelligence Analysis and Production. Major Assignments and Dates/Summary of Earlier Experiences:

  • 1999-2001 - Office chief and Target production manager within Operations Directorate
  • 1998-1999 - Deputy Office chief within Operations Directorate.
  • 1996-1997 - Senior Operations Officer, National Security Operations Center
  • 1995-1996 - D/Chief NSA Office of Encryption Policy
  • 1992-1995 - Participant in Senior Cryptologic Executive Development Program
    Management and staff tours in the
    Directorates of Operations, Information Systems Security and Plans and Programs.
  • 1991-1992 - Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering,
    U.S. Military Academy
    (West Point, NY)
  • 1986-1991 - Information Security Analyst and Manager up through division level within
    NSA's Information Systems Security Directorate.
  • 1976-1985 - U.S. Air Force officer and pilot. Mr.Inglis serves as a Colonel in the Air National Guard and is Curerently qualified as a command
    pilot in the c130J and serving as the commander 135th Airlift Group - the first USAF unit
    equipped with the C130J.
  • Past President - NSA International Affairs Institute; Human Resources Management Association.

Thanks to

Attached we have the 2002 presentation from Mr. Inglis, a few photos, and for good measure, the history of the Ayios Nikolaos Station NSA listening station in Cyprus.



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§NSA mission hasn't changed
by David Roknich Monday Jan 6th, 2014 1:56 PM
A screenshot from the 2002 presentation by outgoing NSA deputy director, John C. Inglis
§Software Technology Conference, 2002
by David Roknich Monday Jan 6th, 2014 1:56 PM

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Software's Role In Transforming the SI GI NT Enterprise
29 April 2002
"Information superiority for America and it's allies"
§Ayios Nikolaos Station
by David Roknich Monday Jan 6th, 2014 1:56 PM

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History of the premier NSA listening post in Cyprus, via