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CISA Publishes Infographic on Layering Network Security Through Segmentation

CISA has published an infographic to emphasize the importance of implementing network segmentation—a physical or virtual architectural approach that divides a network into multiple segments, each acting as its own subnetwork, to provide additional security and control that can help prevent or minimize the impact of a cyberattack. CISA encourages network architects, defenders, and administrators to review…


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Privacy Impact Assessment: The Foundation for Managing Privacy Risk

A privacy impact assessment (PIA) is an essential element for effective privacy by design. It enables privacy leaders to be assured that the privacy controls implementation satisfies regulations and organizational requirements and is key to determining what steps must be taken to manage privacy risk for the organization. The standard ISO 29134 (Guidelines for Privacy Impact Assessment, June 2017) defines a PIA as the overall…

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Digital Transformation of SATCOM Networks

Hosted by: Dr. Juan Deaton

February 23, 2022 12:00 pm


Digital Transformation of SATCOM Networks

Driven by the rapidly changing space segment, satellite ground networks are in the midst of evolutionary change called the digital transformation. The digital transformation will enable the satellite communications (SATCOM) to realize benefits in speed of innovation, scale, and cost. More importantly, the digital transformation will help fulfill the key demands of next-generation SATCOM networks….



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

Juan Deaton

Research Scientist

Dr. Juan Deaton is a research scientist at Envistacom, where he builds virtualized SATCOM systems. His 20 years of telecom research and experience include anti-jam waveforms, satellite channel models, spectrum optimization and modeling, emergency communications, and developing LDPC codes for Versa FEC 2. He received the 2005 CDMA Quality Award for developing hands-on training for CDMA cellular equipment deployments. His patented and published work involves spectrum sharing in 4G wireless networks, wireless airborne emergency communications, and mobile advertising.

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