In the U.S. Defense Department, both the demands and costs for reliable, resilient, and robust communication services continue to grow. As the services consider options to privatize aspects of communication, both the opportunities and challenges require thorough consideration. This article in SIGNAL Magazine examines the privatization of military communications.
The expanded use of technologies that capture and convey medical information poses unique security and privacy risks. The following essay in SIGNAL Magazine discusses these challenges and offers recommendations for policymakers and innovators.
As the DoD kick-starts its push for autonomy and AI, watering a thousand flowers, and tending to home-grown solutions, someone needs to start looking across the force to see what information and analytics will benefit the whole DoD. This is a short piece in SIGNAL Magazine on that topic that might help folks get the … More Policy Lessons for Building a Multidomain AI Ecosystem
In the Cyber Domain, organizations need the means to rapidly identify emerging threats, immediately respond to mitigate risk, and systematically learn from these encounters—just as the immune system responds to a virus. The following article in SIGNAL Magazine examines the importance of cyber intelligence fusion.
The Defense Department’s investments in a transition to cloud services has each of the Services examining the costs and benefits of transition. As each military service rolls out new cloud capabilities, however, they may find that simply building these solutions will not attract organizations to use them. The following short piece in SIGNAL Magazine considers … More If You Build It, They May Not Come – The Cloud in the DoD
To understand how to bridge tactical and strategic networks, begin by understanding who owns the risk. The following article in SIGNAL Magazine discusses four steps to approaching tactical and strategic network integration.
If you do not think that business continuity – disaster recovery – and continuity of operations planning matters – just refer to the latest news that Delta Airlines will likely lose $120 million due to a recent power outage at one of their core centers for enterprise services. For the military, similar failures can result … More Business Continuity – Disaster Recovery – and Continuity of Operations Planning
For government agencies, like the military and the police that depend on maintaining the trust of the public and experience profound litigious scrutiny over their conduct during violent encounters, the use of cameras and sensors to record their actions may no longer be an option – but something mandated. Body-Mounted Cameras and the Police On … More Body Cameras in the Military – A Challenging but Perhaps Necessary Technology
How should we manage information? How can we get the best information into the hands of those who need it, when they want it? Too often I have seen information management systems organized along the same boundaries that define the organization rather than along the more intuitive boundaries inherent in the information. Information becomes stove … More Managed Information – Six Lessons Learned