Table of Contents: January 2018


SIGNAL January 2018MARITIME OPERATIONS
Data Is the New Driver of the Fleet
    The U.S. Navy resolves to maneuver successfully at sea and in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Warships Set to Make Waves With Powerful Lasers
    The U.S. Navy is accelerating efforts to place the weapon systems on guided missile destroyers.

—Marines Size Up Laser Weapons

Marine Corps Lab Imagines Weapons of the Future
    The Warfighting Laboratory pushes to meet technology needs and move faster than the enemy.

COGNITIVE COMPUTING
Thinking Machines Going Mainstream
    Radical change awaits as cognitive computing becomes the norm.


In Army Cyber, Policy Meets Reality
    What once was top-down governance in the G-6 is now more of a two-way street.

Joint Force Looks For a Leg Up In Cyberspace
    U.S. Cyber Command envisions unified capabilities and a way to rapidly integrate emerging technology.

How to Checkmate IoT Attacks
    A multipronged strategy outsmarts hackers.

This Team Is a Lean, Mean Cyber Crime-Fighting Machine
    Humans and technology are better when they work together.

ASSOCIATION FEATURES
Vast Pacific Region Has Big Responsibilities

Keeping Up With a New Kind of Enemy

Europe Confronts Hybrid Combat

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Managing Machines That Learn

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Challenges Loom, Opportunities Abound

INCOMING
What About Data?