Table of Contents: February 2018


SIGNAL February 2018ARMY NETWORKS
Army Aims for Network Modernization
    The service’s CIO and G-6 charts a digital change in direction.

SECURING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Jump-Starting the Dark Grid
    Distributed power may be the key to recovery from a massive blackout.

DHS Invests in Securing The Finance Infrastructure
    A nascent program could field cyber technologies this year.

EU Cyber Agency Hustles To Get Ahead of Hackers
    At the core of ENISA’s efforts is shielding critical infrastructure.

Universities Schooled On Cybersecurity
    The tempting cyber targets work to strengthen their defenses.

A Smart Solution to Crumbling Infrastructure
    Technology can create more responsive systems lasting well into the future.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AI, Please Explain Yourself
    Researchers develop ways to help machines account for their decisions.

CYBER OPERATIONS
Cyberspace Triggers a New Kind of Arms Race
    In dark corners of the Internet, criminals vie for access to weapons available to anyone with cash and a computer.

Cyber Kill Chain Model Needs A Makeover
    Adding new steps will trap threats before they strike.

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
AFCEA Announces Copernicus Award Winners

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Biometrics Could ID Criminals Before They Act

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
When Everything Is Critical, Nothing Is Critical

INCOMING
Too Much Data Security Can Be as Bad as Too Little