& Information Systems Digest

6 JUNE 2023

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


DoD Releases National Defense Science and Technology Strategy

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released the National Defense Science and Technology Strategy, or NDSTS. Guided by the National Defense Strategy, the NDSTS articulates the science and technology priorities, goals, and investments of the Department and makes recommendations on the future of the defense research and engineering enterprise. “To achieve the objectives of the…


Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Risk Management Framework Requirements

The Cybersecurity and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was asked to identify formal documentation that can be used to develop a list of cyber and standalone network security requirements associated with an Authority to Test (ATT),  Authority to Proceed (ATP), or Authority to Connect (ATC). According to the Defense Information System Network (DISN) Connection Process Guide (CPG), an ATC is a formal statement by…

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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

Cyber Test and Evaluation (T&E)

Hosted by: Sarah Standard, Nilo Thomas

June 6, 2023 12:00 pm


Cyber Test and Evaluation (T&E)

Cyber T&E policy and guidance are being modernized to keep pace with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition objectives stated in DoDI 5000.01: Simplify Acquisition Policy Tailor Acquisition Approaches Empower Program Managers Conduct Data-Driven Analysis Actively Manage Risk Emphasize Sustainment This webinar training will provide a brief introduction to the DoD’s iterative cyber T&E…



Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium (RMCS24)

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of AFCEA hosts an annual forum for industry, academia, and government to discuss and propose solutions to the challenges of cybersecurity, community cyber readiness, and homeland defense facing our nation. The…

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…

Advantage DoD 2024: Defense Data & AI Symposium

Advantage DoD 2024:  Defense Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI) Symposium is a three-day cyber and modeling-focused symposium. Key topics include generative AI, large language models, data and analytics, enablers (such as tools for small businesses,…

Voice From the Community

Aldo Velazquez
Aldo Velazquez

Vice President, Institute of Children and Adolescents of Uruguay (INAU)

Mr. Velazquez is a system analyst, scrum master, and cybersecurity consultant who is total quality management (TQM) certified.
At INAU, he promotes management improvement by incorporating TQM in all the organization processes and strengthening INAU’s information security management. He has 20+ years developing and leading different projects in public and private sectors in industries such as electrical, banking, social services, insurance, and cattle genetics in Uruguay and abroad.

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