The SIGNAL Blog

Into the Second Decade of Homeland Security

May 22, 2015
By Bill Nolte



The Department of Homeland Security has endured growing pains as a result of its rapid creation, but it also can chalk up significant accomplishments.

The Complexity of Things (CoT)

May 19, 2015
By David E. Meadows



As the Internet of Things takes shape, it will generate a new phenomenon—the Complexity of Things.

Mobile Devices Drive Data Surge

May 19, 2015

Mobile data traffic generated by cellphones and tablets will approach almost 197,000 petabytes by 2019, according to Juniper Research.

You (WE) Are the Weakest Link

May 18, 2015
By Tim McMillan



Humans continue to be the weakest link in cybersecurity, but they also could become its strongest asset.

Bomb Squads Model Robots at Annual Rodeo

May 14, 2015
By Sandra Jontz
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Giddy up! Military and civilian bomb squad operators are taking to a capabilities exercise robot rodeo to showcase proficiencies and uses of robotics in the field. For the first time in nearly a decade, organizers included unmanned aerial vehicles in the competition.

The Bottom Line: From Dolly to Drones

May 13, 2015
By Maryann Lawlor
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It all began with Dolly, the first animal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell. While technical advances continued to make the news, their effects and the possibilities they created did not reach lawmakers or the legal profession.

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