December 2015


SIGNAL December 2015PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS
Decoding the Future for National Security
    IARPA predictive analytics programs advance the art of anticipating surprise.

Data Analytics Programs Help Predict Global Unrest
    An enhanced database aims to forecast the world's news before it happens.

Predictive Analytics Tools Confront Insider Threats
    Defeating the new normal is the mission of advanced software.

MILITARY
Marines Strive for Holistic Network Improvements
    Diverse elements must come together seamlessly and concurrently.

VIRTUAL TRAINING
Preparing Troops to Thrive in the Chaos of Combat
    The U.S. Army tackles training for the toughest environments.

Holograms Coming to a Military Theater Near You
    The holy grail of virtual reality may be a training reality for future troops.

CYBER
Chip-Bearing Credit Cards Present New Vulnerabilities
    Consumers and merchants alike could face increased cyber crime.

INTERNATIONAL
Becoming Proactive on International Interoperability
    The U.S. Defense Department races toward the Mission Partner Environment.

Bulgaria Invests in Youths, Technology
    Securing the Balkan nation’s future means stemming a brain drain and financing small high-tech businesses.

VIEWPOINT
The Network of the Future Is Needed Now
    The Defense Department must move from a network- to a data-centered approach to optimize capabilities.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Body Cameras Could Be a Win for the Military

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Predicting the Previously Unpredictable

INCOMING
A Handful of Heretical Thoughts