& 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…



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

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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