The government needs an organizational brush fire that clears away dead wood and allows new growth in these dynamic times.
Four teams will share a grand prize of $110,000 for their work on the speech recognition challenge Automatic Speech Recognition in Reverberant Environments, or ASpIRE.
Mobile tools and other emerging technologies play such vital roles in shaping how people live today, and cut across from the private sector into government operations, including the intelligence and national security communities. But in the quest to leverage such developments, can the efforts really be called "innovation?" guest blogger Jason Thomas asks. He has another word for it.
The public-private partnership is stumbling because technology leadership has shifted from government to the private sector. Both sides must adjust for that change for these partnerships to succeed.
The cyber breach at OPM pilfered the personal information of millions of U.S. federal workers, putting them at risk and highlighting a number of security shortcomings within the federal government. But the true magnitude of the attack has yet to be realized, much less revealed.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper announced today that he has selected Jason Matheny to be the next director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), effective immediately.
Cyber training must include helping build high-level leaders who can pave the way into the cybersecurity future.
Two headline dominating events—the Iranian nuclear accord and the Chattanooga shootings—have significant implications for the public debate about U.S. intelligence.
Is it possible to reliably delete data from commercial mobile devices? Guest blogger Justin Marston delves into the quandary that makes it difficult for the intelligence community to turn to the private sector for some of its communications needs.
Cyber intelligence is the emerging buzz term as the United States works to fend off not just attacks by criminals and nation-state hackers, but terrorists calling for an electronic jihad. The state of cybersecurity isn't as good as experts hoped, given years of initiatives and billions of dollars invested in shoring up vulnerabilities.
The OPM breach should serve as a wake-up call for the government to take specific measures to protect its most valuable assets—its people and their information.
The intelligence community needs to change with the times—nothing unusual about that. But, what does it hold onto and where does it let go? The process for determining these choices is as important as its consequences.
The intelligence community must find a way to work with the private sector, or it risks falling dangerously behind in the key technologies that are reshaping society.
Is Government Working Hard Enough to Keep Its Share of the Best Cyber and Intelligence Mid-Career Professionals?
The advanced skill sets of intelligence and cyber professionals now are applicable across the spectrum of the business world. Government risks losing this valuable group of people unless it changes its ways.
Does artificial intelligence (AI) pose a threat to the human race, as many notable technologists recently have suggested? And what should be its role in the intelligence community?
It will take many actions to secure cyberspace against intruders, and they must be implemented across the entire realm by all participants.
Guest blogger Bill Nolte discusses how attention will shift to verification when and if the Iranian nuclear framework becomes an agreement, marking a major challenge for U.S. intelligence.
Today more than ever before, it’s all about information. But, it turns out that Sneakers script writers only scratched the surface.
Guest blogger Lewis Shepherd says poll results can be surprising, especially when it comes to young people's views on the U.S. intelligence community.
Guest blogger Terry Roberts shares concerns about the ability of government to continuously attract, recruit and enable top talent of all ages, educational and experiential backgrounds. After all, organizations and companies alike are only as good as their leadership talent pool.