& Information Systems Digest

14 DECEMBER 2021

CSIAC collects and publishes articles related to our technical focus areas on the web to share with the DoD community.


Enduring Security Framework Release Part II of Security Guidance for 5G Cloud Infrastructures

As part of the Enduring Security Framework (ESF), the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published guidance today to mitigate cyber threats within the 5G cloud infrastructure. Securely Isolate Network Resources examines threats to the 5G container-centric or hybrid container/virtual network, also known as Pods. The guidance provides several…


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Commercially Available Firewalls

This report provides an index of firewall tools as of May 2, 2011. It summarizes pertinent information and provides users with a brief description of available firewall tools and contact information. The written descriptions are based solely on vendors’ claims and intended only to highlight the capabilities and features of over 60 firewall products. Sources of available product evaluations are also identified.

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Physical Cybersecurity: Using One-Way Data Diodes to Secure Asset Monitoring

A new class of technology promises to combine the security of an “air gap” with the connectivity needed to efficiently manage both modern and legacy operational technology (OT) systems.  In September 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Critical Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recommended the use of one-way communication diodes to protect control systems in…



Systems Thinking Training

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  THIS CLASS IS COMPLETELY FULL. Cybersecurity professionals know that the human element is a wild card in even the best-designed systems. As a complex socio-technical system with human and engineered components,…

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, cybersecurity resilience underscores the importance of adapting and fortifying your organization’s defenses against an array of cyberthreats. Cybersecurity leaders must navigate a complex and ever-changing environment where cyberattacks can…

The 92nd Military Operations Research Symposium (MORS)

For over 55 years, the annual Military Operations Research Symposium (MORS) has been the opportunity for the national security community to exchange information, examine research, and discuss critical national security topics. Held in notable locations,…

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…

Voice From the Community

Chadi Saliby

Subject Matter Expert at CompTIA & Adjunct Professor at Deakin University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation

Chadi graduated from Centre Interna-tional Des Sciences Technique in busi-ness computer and programming and continued his MBA Magister en Business et Administration at Sorbonne. He also acquired various cybersecurity industry certificates from (ISC)2, Microsoft, Cisco, HP, and CompTIA. Chadi worked in one of the big four banks in Australia’s financial sector as a cybersecurity expert and on the front line of one of the big-gest and more successful cybersecurity organizations in their 5-star incident response and security operations center team.

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