Cybersecurity and Information Systems Digest


Featured Technical Inquiry

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Transition Timetable

Cybersecurity and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) subject matter experts from BluePath Labs (BPL) attempted to answer how fast the PRC can transition AI/ML technologies from the lab to the field. Although information was difficult to obtain using open sources, they found that the speed of transition depended on sector and technology.   According to a news article from June 2021 [1], the general […]

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Voice From the Community

Philip Payne

Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC)

As the new technical lead, Philip Payne (CISSP and security+ certified), comes from a rich background in cybersecurity with the C5ISR center (formerly CERDEC). At C5ISR, he led a world-class cross-domain solution (CDS) lab, where he performed lab-based security assessments on Army CDSs going through the Secret and Below Interoperability CDS Certification and Accreditation Approval process. He was a key member of the INFOSEC Branch, which has made a myriad of contributions in cyberspace for the U.S. Department of Defense at large. At SURVICE Engineering, he served as a vital member of the cyber research and development team as the senior cybersecurity engineer supporting the Data Analysis Center (formerly AMSAA) on early acquisition cybersecurity assessments for Army systems.

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Featured News

How NETCOM Leads the Army to a Secure Network

FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. — Zero-trust is a collection of concepts and ideas that assume no trust exists within a defined enterprise network. The Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) – Army Department of Defense Information Networks, or DoDIN-A, Cybersecurity Strategy uses zero-trust principles to protect critical data, applications, assets, and services. NETCOM is leading several continuous improvement projects for the Army to achieve a zero-trust network […]

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Recent News

AFRL’s Newest Supercomputer “Raider” Promises to Compute Years’ Worth of Data in Days, Saving Time, Money

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is now home to its newest supercomputer, named the Raider. The FY21 technology insertion, or TI-21, system is part of…

U.S. and International Partners Release Report on Russian Cyber Actors Using “Infamous Chisel” Malware

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and agencies in Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, and New Zealand published a joint report on a…

CISA Releases Capacity Enhancement Guide to Strengthen Agency Resilience to DDoS Attack

CISA has released actionable guidance for Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) agencies to help them evaluate and mitigate the risk of volumetric distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against their websites and related web services. The Capacity…

New ONR Mobile App Available to Download

A new mobile app from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is just a download away – expanding ONR’s reach to a wider and more diverse audience and increasing awareness of its role within the…

NIST to Standardize Encryption Algorithms That Can Resist Attack by Quantum Computers

Last year, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) selected four algorithms designed to withstand attack by quantum computers. Now the agency has begun the process of standardizing these algorithms — the final step…

Digital Frontlines: The Marines’ Battle in the Virtual Trenches of Cyber Flag 23-2

To safeguard virtual spaces that house national secrets, power our daily lives, and influence global interactions, the United States Marine Corps remains proactive by being at the forefront of this battle. This was highlighted by…

Post-Quantum Cryptography: CISA, NIST, and NSA Recommend How to Prepare Now

The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) warned that cyber actors could target our nation’s most sensitive information now and leverage future quantum…

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