& Information Systems Digest

27 JUNE 2023

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


A Network Security Revolution Enhanced by Quantum Communication

Can you blend the best of both classical and quantum communications to produce a scalable, vastly more secure networking infrastructure? That is the question DARPA seeks to answer through its Quantum-Augmented Network (QuANET) program. It’s well known that even the most advanced classical networks, such as the internet, are susceptible to the constant barrage of…


Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Common Data Models

The Cybersecurity and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was asked to provide information on the development of common data models that allow merging and generating data from different information repositories.  The inquirer was seeking this information to provide context on how their organization’s scientific and technical information collection/archival repository compares with the current state of the art.  Of specific interest were examples of the…

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

Emerging Developments in Cyberlaw

Hosted by: Richard “Rick” Aldrich

August 9, 2023 12:00 pm

NIST Risk Management Framework

Hosted by: Jeremy Licata

July 12, 2023 12:00 pm


NIST Risk Management Framework

The NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) provides a disciplined, structured, and flexible process for managing security and privacy risk that includes information security categorization; control selection, implementation, and assessment; system and common control authorizations; and continuous monitoring. Executing the RMF tasks provides senior leaders and executives with the necessary information to make efficient, cost-effective, risk…



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

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William Bryant

Technical Fellow, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

Bill “Data” Bryant is currently supporting the DOT&E to incorporate weapon systems cyber effects into existing Cyber Assessment Program analyses of COCOM exercises. He has a diverse background in operations, engineering, planning, and strategy. He codeveloped Aircraft Cyber Combat Survivability and created the Unified Risk Assessment and Measurement Process. He has
supported numerous projects to improve cyber survivability, resiliency, and risk assessments on critical cyber-physical systems across multiple agencies.

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