The SIGNAL Blog

AI or Not AI?

May 6, 2015
By Lewis Shepherd



Does artificial intelligence (AI) pose a threat to the human race, as many notable technologists recently have suggested? And what should be its role in the intelligence community?

The Rise of the PIIPs

May 5, 2015
By Glenn Kesselman



Personal identifiable information (PII) constantly is under threat of being compromised. One solution may be to create vaults that grant access to authorized organizations. But will it work, or even be embraced by the public?

Cybersecurity Bucks Being Invested in Shelfware

April 28, 2015
By Maryann Lawlor
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Although cybersecurity has been getting a lot of well-deserved attention lately, 90 percent of companies recently surveyed admit that their organizations have invested in a security technology that was ultimately discontinued or scrapped before or soon after deployment. 

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is Off to a Good Start

April 27, 2015
By M. Thomas Davis



The U.S. Defense Department now has a leader who fully grasps how technology can strengthen the defense base. Yet, bringing the military and the high-technology private sector together is not as easy as it used to be, given cultural differences.

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