& Information Systems Digest

31 JANUARY 2023

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


U.S. Air Force Selects Howard University for Science Research Partnership

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The U.S. Department of the Air Force has selected Howard University as the first historically black college or university to lead a university-affiliated research center. The center will be focused on tactical autonomy technology for military systems, and Howard University will receive $12 million per year for five years to fund research,…


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The State of 5G Technology and Applications to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Military

The fifth-generation wireless communication technology, abbreviated “5G,” has the potential to transform communication systems.  The 5G mobile network will deliver higher speeds, lower latency, increased reliability, more network capacity, and increased interconnectivity.  With the deployment, modernization, and implementation of 5G technology into both preexisting and new systems, immense improvements are expected.  In recent years, there has been exponential growth in investments and interest in 5G…

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Understanding Distributed and Blockchain End-to-End Encryption Communication Services

Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and “web3” are all terms that you may have heard before or possibly dabbled in; but are you aware that there are dark nets and end-to-end encryption messaging services built on blockchains? Are you familiar with decentralized and distributed encrypted messaging platforms like Tox Chat and Matrix? It is important for U.S. Department…



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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alberto Sampaio
Albert Sampaio, Ph.D.

Teacher and Researcher

Albert Sampaio is a teacher and researcher at the Institute of Engineering of Porto, Portugal, which is part of the Polytechnic Institute (ISEP/IPP), for more than 20 years. His teaching activity, research interests, and practice have been mainly in software engineering quality, both at the product and process levels, and empirical research methods in software engineering. He has also collaborated with the software engineering community as a reviewer for Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) and coauthor of IEEE P-2062.

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