The SHA-1 algorithm, one of the first widely used methods of protecting electronic information, has reached the end of its useful life, according to security experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The agency is now recommending that IT professionals replace SHA-1, in the limited situations where it is still used, with…
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The Cybersecurity & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was asked to identify which cybersecurity risk assessment framework is best suited for the financial industry and provide examples of such frameworks. CSIAC identified the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework as the most applicable and provided examples of other industry-specific implementation guidance. A presentation specific to the financial services sector was also…Learn More
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The promise of quantum computing is to revolutionize traditional computing, enabling us to tackle computational challenges previously considered impossible. Quantum computers are ideal for conducting data simulation experiments used in forecasting, chemical modeling, and materials science. The scale and speed at which these simulations operate promise advancement in multiple scientific fields. While the promise of…
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…
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 & 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,…
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Kurt Steeby is the ISSO for the 7th Army Training Command responsible for protecting the Mission Partner Environment (MPE) computer network for Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. Used by the U.S. Army, its allies, and partners, the MPE platform can communicate on a single network to maintain a digital common operating picture and common core services internationally. Standardizing how the Army shares information with mission partners reduces time and costs associated with building tailor-made networks for each mission and nation.
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