Intelligence

IARPA previews busy research season

The agency’s long tech wish list includes capabilities that can predict human movement and new computing architectures to crunch its mountain of data.

AI in Government Hinges on Supportive Leadership and a “Glass Breaker” in Charge

Federal officials said that new technologies often need a “disrupter” responsible for breaking through bureaucratic obstacles.

The IC's 4-year Emerging Tech Investment Plan

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's investment strategy aims to make it easier for companies to connect with program managers.

IARPA Project Aims to Identify People from Drones by More Than Just Their Face

“It'll be interesting to see in a year or two from now,” according to the program manager.

Russian Invasion Highlights Growing Importance of Open Source Intelligence

The Russian invasion of Ukraine demonstrates the practice’s real-time value.

Iran-Linked Hackers Conducting Operations Against Government Networks, Intel Agencies Warn

Iranian government-linked hackers may be using global circumstances to their advantage.

IARPA Seeks Ways to Track Nontrackable Space Junk

Right now, more than 100 million pieces of space debris smaller than 1 cm orbit Earth.

New App Tracks Terrorism-Linked Events in Local U.S. Communities

It marks an enhancement of the information-sharing capabilities the National Counterterrorism Center offered before.

Increasing Transparency, Diversity and Innovation in the Intelligence Community

To build and retain the next generation of intelligence professionals, the IC should pull back the curtain to help prospective talent see themselves in these roles.

US Spy Chief Warns Government Is Classifying Too Much Data

Emerging technologies have had a direct impact on how much data the government classifies. 

Intel Researchers Explore Making Adaptive Computer Systems that Can Be Worn Like Comfy Clothes

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity wants information to accelerate the design of smart, responsive textiles.

How China Is Digitally Challenging US Central Command

The Pentagon may have “CENTCOM fatigue,” but Beijing is pushing into the Middle East, warns the command’s communications chief.

Amazon Web Services Announces Second ‘Top Secret’ Cloud Region

The region is designed for U.S. defense, intelligence and national security agencies.

NSA Director: Evolving Cyber Threats Require Deeper Public-Private Partnerships

“This is not Cold War 2.0 and China is not the Soviet Union,” Gen. Paul Nakasone said.