SIGNAL Coverage: Intel Summit 2018

Real-time coverage from Intel Summit 2018, including blog posts, news and photos, all in one place. SIGNAL provides highlights and breaking news from speakers and panelists.

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Disinformation Is a Never-Ending Story

Panelists discussing the effect of influence operations on the United States are (l-r) panel moderator Shane Harris of The Washington Post; Ronald Waltzman, The Rand Corporation; Joe Morosco, ODNI; and Fran Moore, Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center. Photography by Herman Farrer

Nations are lining up to influence U.S. information through modern propaganda and disinformation activities. A public-private partnership will be necessary to mitigate effects, but roles remain undefined.


Russia Looms as Major Threat, Say Service Intelligence Chiefs

A row of service intelligence chiefs describes today's threats and needed solutions in a panel chaired by (far l) Vice Adm. Jake Jacoby, USN (Ret.). The panelists are (l-r) Vice Adm. Matthew Kohler, USN; Brig. Gen. Dmitri Henry, USMC; Rear Adm. Robert Hayes, USCG;Lt. Gen. VeraLinn “Dash” Jamieson, USAF; and Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier, USA. Photography by Herman Farrer

China is on the rise, but Russia is building an efficient military to challenge the United States worldwide, say U.S. service intelligence chiefs.


Technology Both Empowers and Undermines National Security

John Hamre (l), president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, speaks with John Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy, during a panel discussion moderated by Hamre at the 2018 Intelligence and National Security Summit. Photography by Herman Farrer.

A variety of adversaries are menacing the United States through technology innovation. That same approach may be the U.S. solution to their threat.


U.S. Intelligence Community Faces Four Major Challenges

Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, describes the challenges facing the community at the Intelligence and National Security Summit. Photography by Herman Farrer

Economics, crime, terrorism and technology form the basis of four major challenges confronting the U.S. intelligence community. The world has become a more dangerous place.


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