& Information Systems Digest

30 AUGUST 2022

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


CISA and Election Security Partners Hold Tabletop the Vote Exercise in Preparation for 2022 Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in coordination with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), and the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), hosted the nation’s largest annual election security exercise this week.  Public and private election security partners from across the country participated in…


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Smart Cities, Smart Bases, and Secure Cloud Architecture for Resiliency by Design

Smart cities’ critical infrastructure, economy, and governance are designed to sustainably improve the well-being of residents. Critical infrastructures, such as energy, electricity grids, communications networks, transportation, and water systems, are digitally enhanced to provide smart services to city residents while ensuring security issues are well monitored and effectively addressed.  

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Mission-Critical Control System (MCCS) Cybersecurity: Mitigating Legacy & Securing Next-Generation Operational Technology/MCCS

The National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) cybersecurity mission to protect national security systems includes the security of MCCS. This session will provide a strategic and tactical look at NSA’s work to establish cybersecurity standards and partnerships to support MCCSs and their owners and address mission risks caused by poor control system cybersecurity postures.    



Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference 2024

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference will explore the developments and challenges in cybersecurity, technology innovation, workforce development, and critical infrastructure protection. Speakers and attendees will include leaders from across the…

Black Hat USA 2024

Now in its 27th year, Black Hat USA returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas with a six-day program. The event will open with four days of cybersecurity training (August 3-8), with…

Cyber Security Training at SANSFIRE Washington, DC 2024

This event is focused on highlighting what steps are necessary to defend an organization from external threats before a breach occurs in today’s workplace. To accomplish this, 40 virtual or in-person cybersecurity courses are offered…

Graph Exploitation Symposium 2024

The symposium brings together leading experts from universities, industry, and government to explore the state of the art and define a future roadmap in network science. The themes of this year’s symposium are domain-informed models…

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John Lewis

Solutions Senior Advisor

John Lewis is a Solutions Senior Advisor for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), where his duties involve cloud and infrastructure delivery. He has over two decades of IT experience, technical architecture, and leading teams across technical domains. He served 23 years in the U.S. Force and was first assigned to Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana. During his military career, he worked in network infrastructure, management, and control

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