SIGNAL Coverage: Intelligence and National Security Summit

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An Intelligence Community in Transition

Adm. Michael Rogers, USN, who heads both the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Cyber Command, explains during a September presentation at the Intelligence and National Security Summit in Washington, D.C., why the NSA needs the authority to collect data on non-U.S. citizens who are on foreign soil.

Global changes are sparking a rash of new threats and challenges for intelligence agencies in the United States and abroad.


Technology Is a Wonderful Thing--For Terrorists

Intelligence experts from around the world discuss countererrorism during the Intelligence and National Security Summit.

A panel of security and counterterrorism experts shared insights into the ability of terrorist groups to use a variety of technologies to wield destruction around the world.


Security vs. Privacy: A Looming Showdown in Congress

Panelists discuss section 702 Intelligence reauthorization during the Intelligence and National Security Summit.

Intelligence officials call for foreign data collection reauthorization.


States Affected by Election Hacking Don't Know What the Feds Know

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks during the Intelligence and National Security Summit.

Federal government officials cannot share information on Russian hacking because state officials lack the requisite clearances.


Military Intelligence Officers Call for Expanded Space Assets

Panelists discuss military intelligence at the Intelligence and National Security Summit.

While space has always been an important domain for military intelligence, the intelligence community is renewing its emphasis on the stars.


Real-World Punch More Effective Than Cyber Punch

Tom Bossert, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, speaks at the 2017 Intelligence and National Security Summit.

A cyber strike may not be the most effective deterrent against adversaries, White House adviser Tom Bossert said at INSS.


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Blending Data Strengthens Security

NuWave Solutions was selected as the winner of the 2019 Intelligence and National Security Summit EPIC App Challenge. The team participated in a competition to extract data from open source websites and applications, enrich it to make it more useful, build a model to triage reporting and identify news reported by the media containing viable intelligence. (Photo by Herman Farrer)

Industry and government organizations are eager to find ways to combine structured and unstructured data to improve communications about national security threats to the public more effectively.


Intelligence Consolidation Looms for the U.S. Military

Members of the Air Force Research lab work on a new enhanced reporting, narrative event streaming tool built in cooperation with business and academia. The tool is aimed at streamlining tasks performed by intelligence analysts, which will be essential for future intelligence processes. Photo by Wesley Farnsworth

U.S. intelligence must integrate its assets and procedures to address the challenges of new technologies and malevolent potential adversaries, says the former head of Army intelligence.


DIA Aims for MARS as its Moon Shot

Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley Jr., USA, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) director, describes how the agency’s new Machine-assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System, or MARS, will change the way intelligence data is processed and accessed.

The director of the DIA describes how his organization is bringing together stovepiped intelligence into a single entity known as the Machine-assisted Analytic Rapid-repository System, or MARS.


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