NDS may stand for:

  • Low German (Dutch: Nedersaksisch, German: Niederdeutsche Sprache, ISO 639-2 language code: nds), a West Germanic language native to Northern Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands
  • Lower Saxony (German: Niedersachsen), a federal state of Germany
  • NDS Group, a company specializing in television technology, including digital rights management, renamed Cisco Videoscape after its acquisition
    • NDS is also used as shorthand for VideoGuard, the encryption system created by NDS Group
  • National Directorate of Security, the primary foreign and domestic intelligence agency of Afghanistan
  • Nintendo DS, a 2004 portable game system
  • Novell Directory Services, former name for NetIQ eDirectory, directory service software for a network
  • New Data Seal, a block cipher encryption algorithm that was designed at IBM in 1975
  • News Distribution Service, operated by the UK government's Central Office of Information
  • Nouvelle Démocratie Sociale), a political party in Burkina Faso known in English as New Social Democracy
  • Navigation Data Standard, a format for automotive-grade navigation databases
  • New Democratic Party (Serbian: Нова демократска странка, Nova demokratska stranka), temporarily in 2014 the name for the Serbian political party Social Democratic Party (Serbia) (Социјалдемократска странка, Socijaldemokratska stranka, SDS)
  • Nick Dal Santo (born 1984), Australian Rules footballer
  • NASA Docking System, a spacecraft docking and berthing mechanism being developed for future US human spaceflight vehicles
  • National Defense Strategy of the United States Secretary of Defense

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