& Information Systems Digest

9 JANUARY 2024

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


AI Cyber Challenge Opens Registration, Adds $4 Million in Prizes, Shows Scoring Algorithm and Challenge Exemplar

DARPA seeks participants for upcoming competitions to develop artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled cyber reasoning systems that can automatically find and fix software vulnerabilities in real-time and at scale in widely used, critical code. Registration for DARPA’s AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC) is now open. The Small Business Track submission deadline is January 15, 2024, and the Open…


Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Overarching Wireless Technology Program for the U.S. Air Force

The Cybersecurity & Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC) was tasked with researching and identifying an all-encompassing wireless technology program for wireless communications on flight lines used by the United States Air Force (USAF). CSIAC identified wireless standards provided by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that should be followed by all DoD programs, employees, and contractors. CSIAC also identified various modern wireless technologies used…

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CSIAC hosts live online technical presentations featuring a DoD research and engineering topic within our technical focus areas.

Uncomfortable Truths About Cybersecurity

Hosted by: Lynn Wallace

March 13, 2024 12:00 pm


Cyber Security and Digital Data Protection Concept

Uncomfortable Truths About Cybersecurity

In this webinar, participants will drill into the history of cybersecurity and computer science and consider some first principles. Decisions made in the 1970s by the founders of both career fields have not been revisited since, ultimately resulting in the rampant risks faced today. While those with experience may understand these risks – sometimes only…



Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, cybersecurity resilience underscores the importance of adapting and fortifying your organization’s defenses against an array of cyberthreats. Cybersecurity leaders must navigate a complex and ever-changing environment where cyberattacks can…

HammerCon 2024

HammerCon 2024 is a 1-day event located in Laurel, MD, on Thursday, May 16, 2024. This event, hosted by the Military Cyber Professionals Association, will allow an attendee to participate in one of three tracks…

2024 DAF Modeling and Simulation Summit

The theme of the 2024 U.S. Department of the Air Force (DAF) Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Summit is “Training in a Digital World,” which highlights DAF’s drive to upskill personnel through digital training. The goal…

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…

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…

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Timothy Ruppert

Certified Cyber Crime Investigator

Timothy Ruppert is a certified cyber crime investigator in the private sector, where he tracks, disrupts, and unmasks
malicious actors targeting cloud resources and infrastructure. He is a former analyst for multiple federal law enforcement agencies.

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