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Space Force Embeds Cyber Squadrons Into Delta Missions

Schriever Space Force Base, Colo. —  The Orbital Defense Initiation, or ODIN, is Space Delta 9’s initial training course where new members gain common knowledge on orbital mechanics, warfare principles, current threats to space assets, and more. However, their most recent graduation included Guardians wearing patches other than DEL 9’s. The three ODIN graduates from…


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Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine-Learning (ML) Transition Timetable

Cybersecurity and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) subject matter experts from BluePath Labs (BPL) attempted to answer how fast the PRC can transition AI/ML technologies from the lab to the field. Although information was difficult to obtain using open sources, they found that the speed of transition depended on sector and technology.   According to a news article from June 2021 [1], the general…

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New Guidelines for Enhancing Software Supply Chain Security Under EO 14028

This session will review new guidelines under Executive Order (EO) 14028. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, in consultation with industry and other federal agencies, is completing standards and guidelines updates and new software supply chain security requirements affecting software acquisition. The initiatives apply to the full federal software supply chain, including consumer software…



Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference 2024

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference will explore the developments and challenges in cybersecurity, technology innovation, workforce development, and critical infrastructure protection. Speakers and attendees will include leaders from across the…

Black Hat USA 2024

Now in its 27th year, Black Hat USA returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas with a six-day program. The event will open with four days of cybersecurity training (August 3-8), with…

Cyber Security Training at SANSFIRE Washington, DC 2024

This event is focused on highlighting what steps are necessary to defend an organization from external threats before a breach occurs in today’s workplace. To accomplish this, 40 virtual or in-person cybersecurity courses are offered…

Graph Exploitation Symposium 2024

The symposium brings together leading experts from universities, industry, and government to explore the state of the art and define a future roadmap in network science. The themes of this year’s symposium are domain-informed models…

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Anthony Rhem
Dr. Anthony Rhem

CEO/Principal Consultant, A.J. Rhem & Associates (AJRA)

Dr. Anthony Rhem is a recognized thought leader, author, consultant, and advisor in artificial intelligence (AI), knowledge management (KM), big data, information architecture, and innovation. As CEO/principal consultant at AJRA (a consulting, training, and research firm specializing in KM and AI), he leads the work in AI research for Type-1 diabetes and small cell lung cancer and information architecture and knowledge graph technology implementations at Fortune 500 companies. He has written books on information architecture and AI/KM, which are set to be published this year and in 2024.

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