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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…



Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium (RMCS24)

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of AFCEA hosts an annual forum for industry, academia, and government to discuss and propose solutions to the challenges of cybersecurity, community cyber readiness, and homeland defense facing our nation. The…

Fifth Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standardization Conference

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plans to hold the 5th NIST PQC Standardization Conference from April 10-12, 2024, in Rockville, Maryland. The purpose of the conference is to discuss various aspects of…

Advantage DoD 2024: Defense Data & AI Symposium

Advantage DoD 2024:  Defense Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI) Symposium is a three-day cyber and modeling-focused symposium. Key topics include generative AI, large language models, data and analytics, enablers (such as tools for small businesses,…

Voice From the Community

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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