& Information Systems Digest

19 JULY 2022

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


DoD and NSF Kick Off Resilient and Intelligent NextG Systems Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced awards for the “Resilient and Intelligent NextG Systems” (RINGS) program on April 18. The RINGS program officially kicks off today. The U.S. Department of Defense is pleased to be a part of this unique, collaborative effort to expand public-private partnerships. The RINGS program is NSF’s single most significant effort…


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Banking Security Framework

The Cybersecurity & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was asked to identify which cybersecurity risk assessment framework is best suited for the financial industry and provide examples of such frameworks.  CSIAC identified the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework as the most applicable and provided examples of other industry-specific implementation guidance.  A presentation specific to the financial services sector was also…

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Zero Trust – The Time Is Now!

While many improvements are being made in cybersecurity within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the improvements are not keeping up with adversaries.  The traditional approach to combat attacks, known as perimeter security, has been to establish boundaries and keep intruders from crossing those boundaries.  Perimeter security is still needed, but this approach alone is…



GITEC Conference 2024

The Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC) Conference is an entity focused on fostering professional development and collaborative platforms for the federal government, academia, and industry to address and overcome emerging technology challenges. This year’s…

IDGA Air Dominance Summit

The second annual IDGA Air Dominance Summit will build upon last year’s event and bring together over 200 senior U.S. and international leaders from the fighter aircraft community for an event focused on how allied…

23rd Annual Bio IT World Conference & Expo

The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo event showcases the technologies and analytic approaches that solve problems, accelerate science, and drive the future of precision medicine. The event unites a community of life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical,…

RSA Conference 2024

The RSA Conference is a cyber-related event where industry professionals converge to learn, forge connections, and advance their careers. Throughout the 4-day conference, key talking points will include: Artificial intelligence DevSecOps Factor Analysis of Information…

Cyber Technology for National Security (CTNS) 2024

CTNS is a forum for presentation and discussion of research, prototyping, assessment, and operational uses of cyber technology in the interest of national security, with a focus on military and national mission systems. This program…

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…

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Nicholas Wright
Nicholas Wright SPC, ACP, PMP, RTE, ACC

Agile Coach/Scrum Master at Common Securitization Solutions

Nicholas Wright is an Agile Coach with 10 certifications in various agile methodologies. He has over 15 years’ experience managing and providing agile coaching to multiple co-located and geographically dispersed teams for IT infrastructure, IT Security, and software development projects ranging from $200,000-$30,000,000 in annual budget. Prior experience spans the industries of manufacturing, auditing, financial services, professional sports, consulting, aerospace & defense industries, as well as the federal government. Currently he works as an Agile Coach for Common Securitization Solutions teaching agile trainings and coaching the organization through an agile transformation.

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