Table of Contents: November 2018


SIGNAL November 2018DEFENSE RESEARCH
Communications Top Defense Technology Wish List
    Undersecretary Michael Griffin plots a multifaceted course to surpass Russia and China.

—New Prototyping Authority Receives a Push

CONVERGENCE TECHNOLOGIES
Convergence of the Physical and Digital Worlds
    The University of Colorado Boulder and MIT research new interfaces that let users directly manipulate their environment.

A Quest for Answers on Army Expeditionary Cyber Teams
    Officials seek to define a concept that never before existed.

An Open-and-Shut Case for Army Open Architecture
    What started as a way to improve Army C4ISR and electronic warfare has grown into a tri-service effort.

HoneyBot Fights Cyber Crime
    A Georgia Tech robot acts as a honeypot to help secure vital facilities.

INTELLIGENCE
The Secret Life of Metadata on the Battlefield
    Data about data could boost signals intelligence.

CYBERSECURITY
Digital Cloak of Invisibility Fends Off Intruders
    Hackers cannot access devices if they cannot see them.

Fighting Cyber With Cyber
    Software-defined networking offers a counterpunch to thwart network attacks.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
4 Steps to Tactical-Strategic Network Integration

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Put the Civil Back in Civil Discourse

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Classroom Grants Help Hands-On STEM Learning

INCOMING
Real Talk About the STEM Gender Gap