& Information Systems Digest

8 AUGUST 2023

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


Chief Digital & Artificial Intelligence Office Celebrates First Year

The Chief Digital & Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) reached one year of operations with several achievements in creating, implementing, and steering digital transformation and artificial intelligence (AI) in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Announced in December 2021, the CDAO was established on June 1, 2022. The CDAO made significant strides in setting policies, guidelines,…


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Microelectronics Overview

Cybersecurity and Information Systems Analysis Center subject matter experts, experienced with delivering presentations to senior leadership on technical topics, conducted open-source research for relevant information on microelectronics and its impact on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).  Per the inquirer’s request, they compiled the information into a PowerPoint presentation on several subtopics, including DoD importance, large figures in the industry, current challenges, and use cases.

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Modeling and Simulation on the Final Frontier With AFSIM

The Advanced Framework for Simulation, Integration, and Modeling (AFSIM) is a government-owned, military simulation framework that enables users to perform complex mission-level simulations for analysis and experimentation. Since 2016, AFSIM’s notional space capabilities have been expanded into a fully capable space simulation and delivered to hundreds of U.S. Department of Defense and industry organizations. An…



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

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Cory Ocker

Senior Principal System Security Engineer

Mr. Ocker is a security engineer who specializes in securing embedded systems used to support nuclear command, control, and communication. He chairs the National Defense Industrial Association’s Systems Security Engineering Committee, where he works with the Office of the Secretary of Defense and other services in establishing policy, practices, and guidance. His recent work involves cyber supply chain risk management and the Software Bill of Materials and implementing the Secure Software
Development Framework.

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