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U.S. Air Force and University Scientists Share Their Vision for Unconventional Computing

Conventional computing hardware represents information as ones and zeros, depending on the state of electronic transistors. This creates artificial bottlenecks in the flow of information processing by first requiring that environmental loads be converted into an electronic state and second by routing the information to centralized computers for processing. Researchers from Wright-Patterson’s Air Force Research…


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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): The Road to Compliance

In response to the repeated attacks on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain, the release of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) introduces a verification mechanism that will ensure the necessary security mechanisms are in place to better protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and other sensitive data made available to contractor organizations. CMMC was developed from the contributions of multiple organizations and entities,…

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The Case for a National Cybersecurity Safety Board

In the wake of a series of destabilizing and damaging cyberattacks, there has been a growing call for the U.S. government to establish an analogue of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to investigate cyberattacks. As we recently argued in a letter to the Wall Street Journal, we think that it is past time for…



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…

HammerCon 2024

HammerCon 2024 is a 1-day event located in Laurel, MD, on Thursday, May 16, 2024. This event, hosted by the Military Cyber Professionals Association, will allow an attendee to participate in one of three tracks…

2024 DAF Modeling and Simulation Summit

The theme of the 2024 U.S. Department of the Air Force (DAF) Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Summit is “Training in a Digital World,” which highlights DAF’s drive to upskill personnel through digital training. The goal…

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…

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…

Voice From the Community

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Glyn Gowing

Professor, LeTourneau University

Dr. Gowing is a full-time professor at LeTourneau University, having earned his Ph.D. in computer information systems and specializing in cybersecurity, at Nova Southeastern University. His research interests and experience include malware, penetration testing, reverse-engineering, and forensics. He has experience with multiple processor architectures and
operating systems and is currently researching ways to take control of remotely piloted aircraft to protect U.S. troops and our borders from hostile actors. He is a Federal Aviation Administration-certificated commercial drone pilot.

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