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.
The VDP mission is to act as the single DoD focal point for receiving crowdsourced cybersecurity vulnerabilities on the DoDIN to improve network defenses and enhance mission assurance by embracing a previously overlooked yet indispensable resource: private-sector white hat researchers. The success of the program relies solely on expertise and support from the security researcher community which contributes to the overall security of the Department. Ultimately, VDP will drive an increase in the DoDIN's cyber hygiene with the objective of ensuring that the DoD can accomplish its mission to defend the United States of America.
Tags: CSIAC Webinar, DoD Vulnerability Disclosure Program (VDP)
The DoD Cybersecurity Policy Chart has been updated on November 30, 2020. The chart captures the tremendous breadth of applicable policies, some of which many cybersecurity professionals may not even be aware, in a helpful organizational scheme.
Close to 250 Army civilians supporting information technology and cyber missions are now training under the Army's Quantum Leap pilot program, as leaders continue to refine the initiative to meet future demands.
Tags: Quantum Leap Pilot
The incredible increase in telework within the Defense Department as a result of COVID-19-related social distancing requirements has provided U.S. adversaries more attack surface to cause harm to defense networks. This, among other factors, has increased the department's focus on zero trust architecture, the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency said.
Tags: COVID-19, Zero-Trust
The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped or slowed down the Defense Information Systems Agency from transitioning off of legacy General Services Administration Networx contracts, while modernizing technologies previously supported by those contract vehicles.
Tags: COVID-19, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Networx
A 2018 analysis by the Defense Department chief information officer and the Defense Information Systems Agency found inefficiencies in DOD information technology delivery, the principal deputy CIO said.
Tags: Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Information Technology
U.S. Special Operations Command hopes to increasingly use artificial intelligence and machine learning in all aspects of warfare, its commander said.
Tags: Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Executive Order on Promoting the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government - Whitehouse.gov
Executive Order on Promoting the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government.
AFWERX kicked-off its inaugural Accelerate event Dec. 7 with an exciting announcement on the formation of SpaceWERX, a new entity that will focus on technologies for the United States Space Force.
Tags: SpaceWERX, USSF
CSIAC supports several communities of practice, such as the Cyber Community of Interest (COI) Group and research & development working groups.
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