July 2019


SIGNAL July 2019MICROELECTRONICS
National Science Foundation Pushes the Quantum Edge
    Forthcoming technology institutes could help define the future of science.

Crawling Robots on the Brain
    Researchers unleash millions of microrobots from one silicon chip.

Detecting Microelectronic Defects
    Optical methods find deficiencies in chips that are becoming smaller and smaller.

SECURITY
Security Homesteads the Chip
    Bad things may come in small packages, so experts safeguard the microelectronics supply chain.

Ensuring the Physical Security of Microelectronics
    DARPA works to protect the provenance of hardware to guard the vital technology.


Army PEO EIS Brings Industry Under the Tent
    The whole is greater than the sum of its parts when the two combine forces for information technology.

Stealth Attacks Require Stealth Responses
    It's time to turn the tables on invisible invaders.

Supply Chains May Pose Weakest Security Link
    The changing character of war requires capabilities delivered without compromise.

Ubiquitous Connections Depend Upon Additional Security Skills
    Megacities' infrastructure techno-guts challenge current workforce know-how.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
What the Military Can Learn From Swedish TV

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Social Media Is the Fire of This Era, and We Are Getting Burned

INCOMING
Having Great Technology Isn't Enough; Operators Must Use it

ASSOCIATION NEWS
Chenega MIOS Wins Trendsetter Award