Table of Contents: September 2015


SIGNAL September 2015INTELLIGENCE
Intelligence Community Poised for Revolutionary Change
    The complex world grapples with labyrinthine challenges.

Spotting a Coffee Cup From Space
    Re-engineering a premier space surveillance system is just one mission of an Air Force intelligence center that specializes in preventing technological surprise.

Verifying Tolkachev
    Work led by a knowledgeable U.S. military officer helped confirm information from the billion-dollar spy.

SPECTRUM
Spectrum Competition Increases in Frequency
    Commercial advances are fueling a race to new gigahertz.

BIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION
When Computers Know You By Your Keystrokes
    New security approaches based on behavioral biometrics keep constant watch to ensure that users are who they say they are.

Are Biometrics the New Intelligence Discipline?
    Researchers seek capabilities that propel the technology well beyond safeguarding an installation’s front gates.

Biometrics Program Combats Child Abuse
    Overcoming challenges posed by child exploitation cases may benefit other missions.

UNMANNED SYSTEMS
The Unmanned Samaritans
    Groups want drones to deliver medical supplies, blood samples and vaccines to isolated areas.

Robotics and Autonomous Systems Need Information Interoperability
    A standards-based approach offers promise.

PEO SPOTLIGHT
Expediting Innovation

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Four Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Change Our Lives

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Intelligence Requires Greater Depth of Field

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Former Joint Chiefs Chairman, NSA Director Recognize Students, Promote Postgraduate Education

INCOMING
The Bio Revolution Is Nearer Than You Think