From the Winter 2019 Issue

Increasing the Operational Readiness and Performance of Department of Defense Cybersecurity Service Providers

Author(s):

Cesar Pie, President and CEO, CSIOS Corporation

Clinton Hackney, Chief Technology Officer, CSIOS Corporation

CSIOS

Introduction Since its establishment in 2001, the Department of Defense (DOD) Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Program has progressively and systematically matured to become one of the most critical components of the Department’s Defense — In-Depth strategy. Today, 24 DOD CSSPs are responsible for provisioning 24x7x365 cybersecurity services (e.g., protect, detect, respond, and sustain) to implement … Read more

From the Fall 2018 Issue

The Next Generation of Defensive Cyberspace Operators

Author(s):

Cesar Pie, President and CEO, CSIOS Corporation

Clinton Hackney, Chief Technology Officer, CSIOS Corporation

Defensive Cyberspace Operations

Introduction Whether internal or external to the Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN), passive and active Defense Cyberspace Operations (DCO) are Cyberspace Operations (CO) intended to protect and defend the Department of Defense (DOD) or other friendly cyberspace from adversary actions. A key characteristic of DOD’s DCO is the construct of active cyberspace defense. Active … Read more

From the Summer 2018 Issue

An Outsider’s Look at the United States Cyber Command: The 10TH Unified and 4TH Functional Combatant Command

Author(s):

Cesar Pie, President and CEO, CSIOS Corporation

cybercommand

The 10TH Unified and 4TH Functional Combatant Command The United States (U.S.), along with its allies and potential foes, are witnessing an unprecedented fast–paced evolution of the 21st century cyberspace domain landscape. As it relates to our military advancements, key milestones have included: the establishment of the U.S. Cyber Command or USCYBERCOM on June 23, … Read more

Increasing the Operational Readiness and Performance of Department of Defense Cybersecurity Service Providers

Author(s):

Cesar Pie, President and CEO, CSIOS Corporation

Clinton Hackney, Chief Technology Officer, CSIOS Corporation

CSIOS

Introduction Since its establishment in 2001, the Department of Defense (DOD) Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Program has progressively and systematically matured to become one of the most critical components of the Department’s Defense — In-Depth strategy. Today, 24 DOD CSSPs are responsible for provisioning 24x7x365 cybersecurity services (e.g., protect, detect, respond, and sustain) to implement … Read more