"The NSA. You want to hack the NSA? That's a bad idea, Skye. That's a terrible idea. The NSA's already got S.H.I.E.L.D. on its watch list. Why poke the bear - the big, scary, waterboarding bear?" ― Eric Koenig to Skye
National Security Agency is part of the United States' Department of Defense and is one of the main intelligence services in the United States of America.
History S.H.I.E.L.D. agents Eric Koenig and Skye decided to hack NSA satellite feeds to learn what happened at the Fridge when the facility was raided by HYDRA operatives who, unbeknownst to them, included John Garrett and Grant Ward. Skye proposed to use the satellite images to learn where the escapees went, and despite she successfully hacked the feed, Ward killed Koenig and disabled it before it could be effectively used.
The National Security Agency interviewed
Maria Hill after the implosion of S.H.I.E.L.D. due to the events of the HYDRA Uprising.
Foggy Nelson had to clarify a joke about bribing a cop during a phone conversation with Matt Murdock, in case the NSA was listening to their conversation.
"I was a, uh NSA analyst. I was working on Afghanistan intelligence, which... Maybe, you know, it's just an oxymoron because our basic tactic is to pay anyone we can to tell tales." ― Micro to Frank Castle
was working on
intelligence. One day, he received footage from
, former member of
covert death squad
. On footage was recorded torture and assasination of Afghan National Police member
. Using his nickname "MICRO", Lieberman sent footage to
, but it was intercepted by squad's leader
. Rawlins tracked down Lieberman and ordered
to assassinate him. Eventually, Lierberman presumed dead and and deemed a traitor.