Table of Contents: September 2019


SIGNAL September 2019INTELLIGENCE
Great Power Competition Defines Defense Intelligence
    The DIA drives for enterprise solutions from new technologies.

Science Wizards Work Magic at CIA
    The agency's top technologist pulls back the curtain.

Integration of Intelligence Tools Is Key to Military Readiness
    The DIA’s chief information security officer is working to meet demand amid a technological revolution.

The NGA's Emerging Tradecraft
    Evolving threats, a world of big data and machine learning shape how the agency provides geospatial intelligence.

Intelligence Technology Is a Double-Edged Sword
    What’s employed by the spy community can be turned more easily than a double agent.

IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
Identity and Authentication Seek a New Paradigm
    Passwords are passé as their vulnerabilities redefine the art of security.

BIOTECHNOLOGY
Mind Control of Machines Isn't Brain Surgery Any More
    Interfacing the brain with technology may soon be easier.

Mastering Microbes for Army Solutions
    Microorganisms may be a key element in supporting the needs of future soldiers.

Scientists Race Toward DNA-Based Data Storage
    New technology is needed to cope with the information boom.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
The Realities and Challenges of Legislating Deepfakes

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Volunteers Present Year-End Academic Awards

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Intelligence Must Turn to a New Course

INCOMING
The Benefits of Collective Cybersecurity Are too Compelling to Ignore