& Information Systems Digest

20 FEBRUARY 2024

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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, collaborative platforms, hiring tools, utilizing other transactional authorities, etc.), and various artificial intelligence topics. Additionally, while the majority of the sessions conclude at 4:00 pm on February 22nd, an additional classified session focusing on adversarial AI capabilities begins at 08:30 am on Friday, 23 February and concludes at 4:30 pm.


AFWERX Autonomy Prime partners demonstrate autonomous flight capabilities, make history at AGILE FLAG

AFWERX Autonomy Prime Partners Demonstrate Autonomous Flight Capabilities, Make History at AGILE FLAG

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AFRL) – AFWERX Autonomy Prime partner Xwing Inc. made history by flying the first autonomous logistics mission as part of the U.S. Air Force exercise AGILE FLAG 24-1 at McClellan Airfield in Sacramento, California, Jan. 26, 2024. The flight was one of several autonomous demonstrations conducted during the exercise by Autonomy Prime partners…


Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Guaranteeing AI Robustness against Deception (GARD)

Counter-AI Offensive Tools and Techniques

The Cybersecurity & Information Systems Information Analysis Center performed open-source research and obtained white papers and reports from numerous sources to include the Defense Technical Information Center Research and Engineering Gateway and Elsevier’s ScienceDirect.  Overall, the research shows that the best way to counter artificial intelligence (AI) offensive tools is with AI defensive tools.  The resulting research is described in detail.  This TI response report…

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CSIAC hosts live online technical presentations featuring a DoD research and engineering topic within our technical focus areas.

Uncomfortable Truths About Cybersecurity

Hosted by: Lynn Wallace

March 13, 2024 12:00 pm


Cyber Security and Digital Data Protection Concept

Uncomfortable Truths About Cybersecurity

In this webinar, participants will drill into the history of cybersecurity and computer science and consider some first principles. Decisions made in the 1970s by the founders of both career fields have not been revisited since, ultimately resulting in the rampant risks faced today. While those with experience may understand these risks – sometimes only…



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…

Voice From the Community

Mr. Alex Karpinski

Computer Engineer

Alex Karpinski works for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Ground Vehicle Systems Center under the Ground Systems Cyber Engineering’s Cyber Technology Development Branch, where he is responsible for informing and advancing the state of the art in vehicle cybersecurity. His background and experience include project management; cybersecurity; cyber defensive technology research, development, test, and evaluation; vehicle electronics and controllers; data bus networks; radio frequency signals and sensors; and artificial intelligence/machine learning.

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