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Cyberspace Tops U.S. Military Challenges

November 4, 2009
By Robert K. Ackerman

"There is no warfare area more important than cyber."

War on Terrorism Aided by Regional Public Relations Operations

November 3, 2009
By Robert K. Ackerman

U.S. counterterrorism experts in the Pacific region have turned to media outreach to combat terrorists and their allies who exploit mass media, including the Internet, to further their goals.

Deepwater Moves Ahead With New Label

November 3, 2009
By Robert K. Ackerman

The U.S. Coast Guard's Deepwater program has a new name and already is generating results for Coast Guard personnel. Now known as the Coast Guard Acquisition Program, the troubled effort is generating positive results, according to Rear Adm. Manson Brown, USCG, commander,14th Coast Guard District.

U.S. Coast Guard Fights Enemies far From U.S. Shores

November 3, 2009
By Robert K. Ackerman

National security threats are drawing the U.S. Coast Guard deeper into the Asia-Pacific region as it carries out its conventional missions in unconventional areas. Piracy, drug smuggling and even overfishing are becoming more prevalent in U.S. and neighboring waters, and the Coast Guard is finding itself forming alliances with foreign counterparts.

NATO Taking Identity Management to the Bank

October 27, 2009
By Henry Kenyon

While the push forward for better collaboration and information-sharing capabilities will require technical advances, the experts at today's NATO workshop in Brussels, Belgium, are struggling with an even bigger challenge than connecting the bits and bytes.

UAV Capabilities Reach New Heights

October 21, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor

Although it seems UAVs have been around for a long time-and are essential in current operations-the ground truth is that a number of challenges remain to be resolved before these aircraft can be used to their full potential.

DISA Acquisition Leader Shares Agency's Latest Priorities

October 21, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor

Tony Montemarano, component acquisition executive, DISA, revealed that the agency is working on a campaign plan in which the word "convergence" is used time and time again.

Convergence at the Multinational Edge

October 21, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor

"The principal point here is that it is the information we want to manage, not the technology. The technology should be transparent to the user."--Malcolm Green, chief of communication services, NC3A

Social Media Multiplies Opportunities

October 21, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor

"We have to understand that the changes in technology, computation and so forth have created what I call a fundamental change in our social atmosphere."--Adm. Thad W. Allen, USCG, commandant of the Coast Guard

Homeland Security Requires Quantum Change

October 20, 2009
By Maryann Lawlor

"When I look at our adversaries around the world, what I see is that we can no longer kid ourselves into believing that we face challenges that will be easily boxed based on regions and categories."--The Honorable Michael Chertoff

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