August 2016


SIGNAL August 2016EXTREME SCIENCE
Exploring the Frontiers of Quantum Knowledge
    NIST’s research laboratory stretches scientific boundaries.

Wonder Material Aims Beyond Silicon
    Painting graphene with hydrogen gives it magnetic properties and opens the door to revolutionary applications.

Gotcha! Program Looks to ID Cyber Criminals
    DARPA seeks a better way to pinpoint and track malicious actors.

VIEWPOINT
Readily Accessible Encryption Tools Proliferate
    Military-level security now can protect anyone’s information.

BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES
Pursuing Big Ideas No One Else Dares
    For entrepreneurs, the rewards of biomedical technology research are worth the risks.

New Tools Find DNA Needles in Genetic Haystack
    Innovative forensic technologies help investigators identify offenders’ specific traits from mounds of data.

Modernizing Defense Health Data
    The coming of a new information chief to the DHA is an opportunity for the agency to take a different direction.

CYBER SERIES
The Cyber Implications of Acquisition Speed: Part IV
    Open architectures can accelerate acquisition.

70 YEARS OF 'SIGNAL'
Signal Improves Field Communications
    The message becomes more important than the messenger.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
When Robots Attack, Who’s Liable?

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Gear Up for a New Technology Thrust

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
NATO’s Quest for Cyber Solutions Highlighted at NITEC Conference

AFCEA HOMELAND SECURITY CONFERENCE 2016
DHS Bends Tradition for Innovation

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Educational Foundation Honors Service Members

INCOMING
Are Politics Impeding Our National Security?