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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

Articles

Open-Source Data Is Everywhere – Except the Army’s Concept of Information Advantage

Three months ago, as Russia invaded Ukraine, the world watched as Twitter exploded with real-time data, reporting, and analysis of the unfolding conflict. It quickly became clear that the war presented analysts with an unprecedented…

AI-Powered App Aims to Discover Talent in Guard, Reserve

Members of the Reserve and National Guard are highly skilled across a variety of private-sector industries and have the potential to make substantial contributions to Defense Department missions, a DoD official said. “The problem is…

DoD: It’s Not Just State Actors Who Pose Cyber Threat to US

“It’s not just hackers operating at the behest of adversarial nation states who pose a threat to U.S. cyber infrastructure — it’s cyber criminals who are just in it for the money,” said the Deputy…

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