Table of Contents: December 2020


SIGNAL December 2020DISA
DISA, JAIC Developing AI-Enabled Cybersecurity Tool
    Automation is key to keeping up with adversaries. By George I. Seffers

As Information Grows, Military Hardware Shrinks
    So will the role of humans in operating future systems. By Robert K. Ackerman

2020 DISA Contract Guide

OPERATING IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
Conquering the Arctic
    Cold weather warfighting preparation by the U.S. Marines in Norway strengthens U.S. and NATO response. By Kimberly Underwood

—Success at Thunder Reindeer

Army Researchers Look For a Few Tough Materials
    Now it’s the protective measures that must stand the rigors of combat.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE/ MACHINE LEARNING
The Brain-to-Machine Interface Just Became Better
   
Brainpower control of technology may be a step closer.

Detecting Change With Artificial Intelligence
    A data set of satellite imagery and ML algorithms can determine damage from catastrophes.

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIAL
Manned-Unmanned Teaming Takes Off: Sponsored Content

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Every Operation Is an Information Operation 
By Maj. Brian Kerg, USMC

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Why We Need a DISA
By Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)

INCOMING
What the Recent Past Teaches and Portends
By Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper, USA (Ret.)