& 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 Programs 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…



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,…

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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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