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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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What software/middleware creates virtual and constructive cyber effects in live, virtual, and constructive testing and training events?

What software/middleware creates virtual and constructive cyber effects in live, virtual, and constructive testing and training events?

Guaranteeing AI Robustness against Deception (GARD)

Counter-AI Offensive Tools and Techniques

What is the state of industry investment in and development of products in support of counter-artificial intelligence offensive tools and techniques?

Can you provide information on secure Identity and access management solutions?

Can you provide information on secure identity and access management solutions?

The DoD Cybersecurity Policy Chart

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

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The Post-Quantum Cryptography

Safe digital communication for organizations and individuals is protected online by using cryptography, whether making an online purchase from a favorite online store or sending an email to a friend or colleague. Imagine the impact if cybercriminals could break the cryptographic algorithms used to encrypt all our banking, medical information and history, or any sensitive data we use in our day-to-day digital life.

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Modeling & Simulation: Battle Readiness in a Virtual World

As the world becomes more complex, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) faces a range of challenges that demands innovative solutions. One tool that has proven invaluable in this regard is modeling and simulation (M&S)—the process of creating a representation of a system or process and then using that representation to explore and test different scenarios.

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Dark Net Usage for Countries in Conflict

For many, the “dark web” harbors a stigma. After the rise of notorious “dark net markets” like “Silk Road” and “AlphaBay” in the early 2010s, pop culture has come to equate the “dark web” with illegality and contraband.

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