& Information Systems Digest

29 AUGUST 2023

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


DoD Releases Plan for Implementing Cyber Workforce Strategy

In February, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks signed the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Workforce Strategy, which sets the foundation for how the DoD will foster a cyber workforce capable of executing the department’s complex and varied cyber missions. “The strategy provides a roadmap for the advancement and unified management of the cyber…


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6G and Its Advancements Over 5G Networks

The Cybersecurity and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was tasked with researching and recognizing improvements to 6G networks compared to 5G.  The inquirer also wanted to know when 6G networks are expected to be deployed. CSIAC identified the differences in features and functionality between 6G and 5G networks, projected 6G network deployment timeframes, and potential future use cases for 6G technologies. 1.0  TI Request…

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The Bilateral Enterprise Analysis Model (BEAM)

The Bilateral Enterprise Analysis Model (BEAM) is a new joint campaign tool that enables easy analysis of strategy, force structure, or infrastructure changes. It has an enterprise resolution, which is less detailed than campaign simulations.  Within BEAM’s missions are the main modeling entities. BEAM employs a novel approach to modeling uncertainty—it models the statistical distributions…



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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Andrew Bonica is a Marine Corps veteran with over two decades of experience across the defense industry. A former U.S. Department of Defense civilian, he currently leads the Model-Based Acquisition strategy and has been advancing the digitalization of defense acquisitions and systems development at Dassault Systèmes.

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