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The Cybersecurity & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) is a component of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Information Analysis Center (IAC) enterprise.

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As a DoD IAC, we provide a number of resources and services to help you in your research and provide you with focused expert assistance and unbiased scientific and technical information.

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Security-Conscious Password Behavior From the End-User’s Perspective

How do end-users perceive their own password security practices, and how does this behavior differ from acceptable standards?

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): The Road to Compliance

What are the major requirements of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification for DoD contractors and subcontractors?

Privacy Impact Assessment: The Foundation for Managing Privacy Risk

What is the industry standard for performing a privacy impact assessment?

The DoD Cybersecurity Policy Chart

Captures the tremendous breadth of applicable cybersecurity policies in a helpful organizational scheme


Request for Information (RFI) on an Implementation Plan for a National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource

The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation are issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to inform the work of the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force (“Task Force”)….

NIST Releases 2020 Cybersecurity and Privacy Program Annual Report

NIST just released Special Publication (SP) 800-214, 2020 Cybersecurity and Privacy Program Annual Report, which details the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Cybersecurity and Privacy Program’s responses to numerous challenges and opportunities in security and privacy….

Franklin & House Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support American Businesses in the Creation of Global Standards for Artificial Intelligence

Rep. Scott Franklin (FL-15) today announced the introduction of legislation that will support small businesses with financial backing so they can participate in setting global standards for artificial intelligence (AI). Original co-sponsors of this bill…

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