Archives: Case Studies

Tactical Command & Control Data Analysis

THE CHALLENGE The Content and Bandwidth Management (CBM) initiative was sponsored by the United States Marine Corps’ Director, Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (USMC Dir, C4) to recommend techniques and technologies to improve bandwidth usage efficiency and strengthen network defense during tactical events.  CBM conducted evaluations of the Marine Corps’ tactical network bandwidth utilization and […]

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Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)/Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

CUI: PROTECTING CRUCIAL DATA When it comes to safeguarding Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), CSCI leads the pack. Our extensive experience and ever-evolving credentials position us to advise our private partners and serve our government customers at the highest levels. CSCI’s experts stay ahead of industry standards for protecting CUI, analyzing and applying the latest guidance […]

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Performance-Responsive, Intelligent Stream Manager (PRISM)

THE CHALLENGE Tactical data networks providing data support to the expeditionary service unit are commonly Disadvantaged, Intermittent, Low-Bandwidth (DIL) networks.  These DIL networks are often strained by the load of high-bandwidth data (Sensor Data, C2 tracks and Coordination messages) transmitted across them.  With each acquisition cycle, this problem is further aggravated as the size and […]

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Technology Roadmapping

THE CHALLENGE In today’s rapidly changing technology landscape decision makers need a tool to visualize technology needs alongside developing capabilities, and to craft technology plans that align to national security strategic guidance. They need to make effective funding decisions in a competitive financial environment, and develop a budget defense rationale by illustrating linkages among research […]

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Risk Management Framework

THE CHALLENGE CSCI is responsible for the Information Assurance (IA) on numerous Unclassified, Sensitive but Unclassified, Classified, and Compartmented Information Systems (IS). Through participation in Department of Defense (DoD)-sponsored working groups starting in 2013, CSCI IA professionals recognized that the Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) processes currently utilized under Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 6/3, […]

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Content Bandwidth Management (CBM) Adaptive Network Services

THE CHALLENGE Modern tactical networks are increasingly under strain due to the growth of high quality sensors, significant Command and Control (C2) track data and coordination content generated by Voice over IP (VoIP), Video Teleconferencing (VTC) and Chat systems. The acquisition and deployment of these content producers far outpaces the parallel improvements in the transmission […]

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Content and Bandwidth Management (CBM) – Bandwidth Utilization

THE CHALLENGE In 2014, the Marine Requirements Oversight Council designated the Marine Corps Director, Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (Dir, C4) as the USMC’s Bandwidth Manager. Dir, C4 was also tasked to conduct a two-year bandwidth utilization assessment to objectively determine the bandwidth requirements baseline for a “seamless” Marine Corps Enterprise Network that encompassed both […]

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United States Marine Corps (USMC) Training

THE CHALLENGE The Marine Corps Aviation Command & Control (AC2) Communities have traditionally been challenged receiving non-operationally relevant training packages upon the fielding of new equipment. This was primarily due to the Program Office’s practice of contracting New Equipment Training (NET) to commercial vendors having limited personnel with Service Level experience. Training materials should be […]

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Dynamically Adaptive Secure Computing Area NetworkTM (DASCAN)

THE CHALLENGE The United States Marine Corps (USMC) faced a challenge in increasing the availability of their Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) video feeds down to the Forward Operating Base (FOB) level. Tactical data networks providing data support to the FOB level are commonly Disadvantaged, Intermittent, Low-Bandwidth (DIL) networks. Existing solutions implemented unicast full-motion video (FMV) […]

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Maritime Domain Awareness

THE CHALLENGE The Maritime Domain is defined as “All areas and things of, on, under, relating to, adjacent to, or bordering on a sea, ocean, or other navigable waterway, including all maritime-related activities, infrastructure, people, cargo, and vessels and other conveyances.” NSPD-41/HSPD-13. These waterways are of vital importance to our National Security and our lives: […]

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