Cybersecurity and Information Systems Digest

16 MAY 2023

Featured Technical Inquiry

The State of Today’s Cyber Ranges

The Cybersecurity and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was asked to identify U.S. Department of Defense cyber ranges and the software tools used at these ranges. Cyber ranges are interactive environments that simulate an enterprise’s systems, network, software tools, and applications. These simulated environments effectively train and educate information and communication technology professionals on best practices with dynamic exercises that present real-time consequences. Because […]

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Dylan Haas

Voice From the Community

Dylan Haas

Federal Account Executive

Dylan Haas works at Cyberbit, a cybersecurity talent management platform that quantifies and improves cybersecurity readiness at scale. He helps the DoD attract, train, and retain the cybersecurity workforce of the future and works on modeling and simulations to quantify and improve cybersecurity readiness at scale through cyber ranges.

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Featured News

NSA Part of Coalition Highlighting Cybersecurity Best Practices for Smart Cities

FORT MEADE, Md. – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are partnering with international partners’ cybersecurity agencies to publish cybersecurity best practices for smart cities, which integrate public services into a connected environment to increase efficiencies and improve the quality of life in various communities. Seven agencies from five countries have published the Cybersecurity […]

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Recent News

Teletrix Licenses Methods for Ionizing Radiation Training Using Augmented Reality

A method using augmented reality to create accurate visual representations of ionizing radiation, developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been licensed by Teletrix, a firm that creates advanced simulation tools to…

DHS S&T Forms New Startup Cohort to Strengthen Software Supply Chain Visibility Tools

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced seven awardees from the “Software Supply Chain Visibility Tools” topic call which sought innovative technologies to provide software bill of materials (SBOMs) based capabilities…

Argonne’s New Sunspot Testbed Provides On-ramp for Aurora Exascale Supercomputer

Researchers preparing scientific codes and workloads to run on the Aurora exascale supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory now have a new resource at their disposal. Named Sunspot, the new…

Scientists Take an Important Step Toward Using Quantum Computers to Advance Materials Science

A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames National Laboratory demonstrated a way to advance the role of quantum computing in materials research with an adaptive algorithm for simulating materials. Quantum computers have potential…

CISA Announces Plans to Establish Logging Made Easy Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced plans to develop and establish Logging Made Easy (LME) tool, a service originally developed and maintained by the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK)…

CHIPS for America Outlines Vision for the National Semiconductor Technology Center

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a paper outlining its vision and strategy for a National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC), a key component of the research and development…

Cybercom Commander Says Partnerships Are Key to Success in Challenging Strategic Environment

“Collective focus and alignment across the government and private sector are key to owning the cyber domain in an increasingly complex strategic environment,” Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, said during…

Upcoming Events

National Institute for Cybersecurity Education 2023

The NICE Conference is the annual convening of community members and thought leaders from education, government, industry, and nonprofits to explore ways of developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce ready to meet the challenges of the…

Black Hat USA 2023

Now in its 26th year, Black Hat USA returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas with a 6-day program. The event will open with four days of specialized cybersecurity trainings (August 5-10),…

National Cyber Summit

National Cyber Summit is an innovative cybersecurity technology event offering educational, collaborative, and workforce development opportunities for industry visionaries and rising leaders. Held in Huntsville, Alabama, one of the nation’s largest technological hubs, the Summit…

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

More details will be available closer to the start of the conference. At the 2022 conference, the top five priorities were: Attract, reskill, and retain IT talent Position for sustainable future Optimize costs while delivering…

Data Strategy & Insights

Data and technology leaders are well-positioned to break down silos and lead this insights-driven business transformation. They will do this by tackling technical challenges of data quality, data governance, and data engineering as well as…

MODSIM World 2023

MODSIM World will bring together modeling and simulation (M&S) leaders focused on novel solutions and applications designed to innovate our future world. This unique, multidisciplinary, and international conference and exposition features three presentation tracks, focusing…