Cybersecurity (CS) (formerly referred to as information assurance [IA]) is defined as the technologies, processes, and practices designed for prevention of damage to, protection of, and restoration of computers, electronic communications systems, electronic communication services, wire communication, and electronic communication, including information contained therein, to ensure its availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation.

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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 Case for a National Cybersecurity Safety Board

In the wake of a series of destabilizing and damaging cyberattacks, there has been a growing call for the U.S. government to establish an analogue of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to investigate cyberattacks….

President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition: Building a Competition Across the Federal Workforce

In 2019, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) held the first cybersecurity competition for the federal workforce. The goal of the President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition is “to identify, challenge, and…

Network Survivability Assessment Methodology

This presentation describes a network survivability assessment methodology for Cyber-Electromagnetic Activities teams to identify cyber threats early in the acquisition cycle. The U.S. Department of Defense Acquisition Process begins with a Material Solution Analysis (MSA)…


Space Cybersecurity Symposium II: Applied Cybersecurity for Space

The Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invite you to their second jointly hosted space cybersecurity symposium. This will be an applied cyber event, looking at cyber standards, the standards…

U.S. Cyber Challenge Awards Program and Cybersecurity Summit

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council work to promote cybersecurity jobs to the next generation of applicants. The U.S. Cyber Challenge works to identify, attract, recruit, train, and place the next generation…


25th Colloquium: Challenges in Teaching Cybersecurity

As the senior and premier conference on cybersecurity education, the 25th year of the Cybersecurity Colloquium will feature representatives from education, industry, and government interested in conducting productive conversations, presenting new ideas, and improving the…