CYBERSECURITY

& Information Systems Digest

18 JULY 2023

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

FEATURED ARTICLE

AFWERX Integrates Uncrewed Traffic Management to Enhance Safety and Security

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – AFWERX and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate have installed an Uncrewed Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Equipping Eglin’s Duke Field with the Collaborative Low-Altitude UAS Integration Effort (CLUE) is the next step in AFWERX verifying that current air traffic…

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Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

The State of 5G Technology and Applications to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Military

The fifth-generation wireless communication technology, abbreviated “5G,” has the potential to transform communication systems.  The 5G mobile network will deliver higher speeds, lower latency, increased reliability, more network capacity, and increased interconnectivity.  With the deployment, modernization, and implementation of 5G technology into both preexisting and new systems, immense improvements are expected.  In recent years, there has been exponential growth in investments and interest in 5G…

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UPCOMING WEBINAR

Emerging Developments in Cyberlaw

Information security professionals increasingly need to be familiar with developments in cyberlaw to ensure they comport their actions within the contours of the law.  Unfortunately, with technology changing far faster than the statutes, judges are increasingly being called upon to fill in the gaps.  In this interactive session, facts from actual cases will be presented…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference 2024

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference will explore the developments and challenges in cybersecurity, technology innovation, workforce development, and critical infrastructure protection. Speakers and attendees will include leaders from across the…

Black Hat USA 2024

Now in its 27th year, Black Hat USA returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas with a six-day program. The event will open with four days of cybersecurity training (August 3-8), with…

Cyber Security Training at SANSFIRE Washington, DC 2024

This event is focused on highlighting what steps are necessary to defend an organization from external threats before a breach occurs in today’s workplace. To accomplish this, 40 virtual or in-person cybersecurity courses are offered…

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

RonM
Ron McFarland, Ph.D., CISSP

Senior Cybersecurity Consultant

Ron McFarland is a cybersecurity consultant supporting the defense manufacturing industry and California’s supply chain. He has over 30 years of experience in the information technology/computing sectors and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). He has led numerous database, systems engineering, and cybersecurity development projects for the financial services, nuclear power services, and defense manufacturing sectors. He has also worked with large and medium-sized organizations to ensure secure software development processes and effective network and software security practices.

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