The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
Data Privacy Day - CSIAC
January 28th marks Data Privacy Day - an international effort to inspire dialogue and empower everyone to take action to better protect and manage their privacy while also encouraging business to respect privacy and safeguard customer data.
CSIAC proudly joins the National Cyber Security Alliance and numerous of other organizations in supporting Data Privacy Day. During January, you have the opportunity to participate in and receive a variety of resources to help you better understand data privacy and the simple steps you can take to protect yourself, your family and your organization. Our goal is to enable you to make the most of today's technology in a safer and more secure environment. Learn more: https://www.csiac.org/data-privacy-day-january-28/
Tags: CSIAC, Data Privacy Day
All byte, no bark for ‘robotic K-9’ - Air Force
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (AFNS) -- As a part of its one-year pilot program, the Ghost Robotics Vision 60 visited Scott Air Force Base during an evaluation of the robot's capabilities.
Tags: Agile Battle Lab, Ghost Robotics Vision 60, U.S. Air Force
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND (APG), Md. (January 5, 2020) Following the successful integration of its new more flexible and expeditionary network capability into dismounted units, the Army is now focused on delivering the same capabilities to Stryker brigade combat teams.
Tags: Integrated Tactical Network (ITN), U.S. Army
ADELPHI, Md. -- Multi-domain operations, the Army's future operating concept, requires autonomous agents with learning components to operate alongside the warfighter. New Army research reduces the unpredictability of current training reinforcement learning policies so that they are more practically applicable to physical systems, especially ground robots.
Tags: Autonomous Agents, DEVCOM, Machine Learning (ML)
Joint Statement by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) - CISA
On behalf of President Trump, the National Security Council staff has stood up a task force construct known as the Cyber Unified Coordination Group (UCG), composed of the FBI, CISA, and ODNI with support from NSA, to coordinate the investigation and remediation of this significant cyber incident involving federal government networks. The UCG is still working to understand the scope of the incident but has the following updates on its investigative and mitigation efforts.
Tags: Cyber Unified Coordination Group (UCG), Cybersecurity, National Security Council, Solar Winds
ADELPHI, Md. -- Army researchers are upgrading their computing capabilities with the acquisition of two new supercomputers. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory is home to the Department of Defense Supercomputing Resource Center, where computer scientists are welcoming the bi-annual technology refresh as part of the DOD High Performance Computing Modernization Program.
Tags: DEVCOM, Supercomputing, Supercomputing Resource Center
AFOSR awards 17 quantum research grants - Air Force
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Air Force Research Laboratory's Air Force Office of Scientific Research recently awarded 17 quantum information science grants, with a focus on basic research, to scientists and engineers at institutions around the globe. These awards were fast-tracked following a three-day virtual pitch competition held during the Million Dollar International Quantum U Tech Accelerator.
Tags: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Quantum Information Science (QIS)
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