Cybersecurity and Information Systems Digest

11 OCTOBER 2022

Featured Technical Inquiry

Microelectronics Overview

Cybersecurity and Information Systems Analysis Center subject matter experts, experienced with delivering presentations to senior leadership on technical topics, conducted open-source research for relevant information on microelectronics and its impact on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).  Per the inquirer’s request, they compiled the information into a PowerPoint presentation on several subtopics, including DoD importance, large figures in the industry, current challenges, and use cases.

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Michael David

Ph.D.

Dr. David has served on the faculty of the National Intelligence University’s (NIU’s) School of Science and Technology Intelligence since February 2014. He teaches courses on cyber intelligence and information operations. He has a Ph.D. from Kyushu University, an M.S. from the University of Southern California, and a B.S. in industrial engineering from Lehigh University. Dr. David’s research emphasis is on cyber-physical systems, with a focus on hardware and software supply chain security.

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Featured News

CISA Announces New Release of Logging Made Easy

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announces a new release of Logging Made Easy, a Windows-based, free and open log management solution designed to help organizations more effectively use available security data to detect and address cyber threats. In April 2023, CISA assumed Logging Made Easy from the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (UK-NCSC). Following a period of transition and enhancement, it […]

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Recent News

NSA and ESF Partners Release Recommended Practices for Software Bill of Materials Consumption

FORT MEADE, Md. – The National Security Agency (NSA), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and industry partners have released a cybersecurity technical report (CTR), “Securing…

Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations

This update to NIST SP 800-171 represents over one year of data collection, technical analyses, customer interaction, redesign, and development of the security requirements and supporting information for the protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)….

CBRN Defense, Computer Software, and Command Decisions: CSC2 Program Supports the Joint Force Through Integrated Software Tools

The ability to make informed, fast decisions on the battlefield is critical for warfighters’ maneuverability, operations, and survivability. The U.S. Department of  Defense (DoD) has been making strides to harness the power of digital transformation…

White House Releases National Spectrum Strategy

America’s economy, technological leadership, and security depend on spectrum—the frequencies used to transmit radio signals for all wireless technologies. Spectrum is a strategically essential area in global technological competition, as it underpins the digital economies…

Can Math Secure Mixed Reality Systems From Attack

DARPA’s Intrinsic Cognitive Security program seeks proposals to develop computational science that protects Defense Department systems from potential adversary exploits. The increasing use of mixed reality systems could become a new potential vulnerability. Mixed reality…

NIST Seeks Collaborators for Consortium Supporting Artificial Intelligence Safety

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is calling for participants in a new consortium supporting development of innovative methods for evaluating artificial intelligence (AI) systems to improve the…

DoD Releases AI Adoption Strategy

The Defense Department released its strategy to accelerate the adoption of advanced artificial intelligence capabilities to ensure U.S. Warfighters maintain decision superiority on the battlefield for years to come. The Pentagon’s 2023 Data, Analytics, and…

Upcoming Events

DODIIS Worldwide

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is excited to welcome participants to the 2023 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference in Portland, Oregon! From December 12 – 14, 2023, senior decision-makers, technical experts,…

I/ITSEC 2023

The annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) showcases simulation, education, modeling, and training technology for the exchange of information among industry, the military, and the educational communities. I/ITSEC is organized and sponsored by…

The CyberMaryland Conference

The CyberMaryland Conference is an annual event presented by the CyberMaryland Advisory Board in conjunction with academia, government, and private industry organizations. This annual 2-day educational conference and trade show will be held at the…

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2023 brings the world’s technology leaders together to hear top trends, find objective answers, and explore topic coverage in addition to best practices. Gain the insights and…