Intelligence

Pentagon Wants Satellites That Can Dodge Incoming Fire

As China and Russia move to weaponize space, the U.S. military is working to give its constellations a “fighting chance.”

DOJ Indicts Former Intel Officer For Helping Iran Hack Her Colleagues

Monica Witt, a former Air Force officer and intelligence community contractor, also allegedly disclosed information about a sensitive Pentagon program, according to Justice Department officials.

GSA, NGA Expand Space-Based Data Offerings

Agencies now have more options when purchasing geospatial data and analytics off GSA’s IT Schedule 70.

America’s Misbegotten Cyber Strategy

The Trump administration’s National Cyber Strategy rests on a pair of convenient fictions.

Critical Update: 3 Major Programs to Watch in 2019

To wrap season two, we run down three programs with high stakes for the agencies in play, as well as the rest of government.

Will Space Force Boost Already-Rising Spending on Satellites?

Defense execs see increased sales as Pentagon upgrades orbiting gear to fend off attacks.

AI, Deepfakes and the Other Tech Threats That Vex Intel Leaders

Top U.S. intelligence officials had a lot to say about tech at the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing.

National Intelligence Strategy Warns of Technological Threats to U.S.

Disruptive technologies will democratize capabilities previously available only to nation-states with plenty of resources.

Former Google Chief to Chair Government Artificial Intelligence Advisory Group

Eric Schmidt will join 14 other tech experts on the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

U.S. Spies Want to Know How to Identify Compromised AI

The intelligence community's research arm wants to be able to tell if someone is tampering with training data.

NGA Announces New Director

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will have a new director come February.

Your Favorite Stories of 2018

Nextgov readers have great taste and according to our most-read stories of 2018, that includes a hankering for the administration's major tech policies and a touch of scandal.

IARPA Is Trying Keep Adversaries From Corrupting AI Tools

Could cyber adversaries be training the government’s artificial intelligence tools to fail?

Intel Agencies Lack 'Adequate Tech' for FOIA Requests

A recently published inspector general report shows a more coordinated technology approach could help intelligence agencies fulfill Freedom of Information Act inquiries in a timely manner.

Intel Community is Developing a More Spy-Proof Room

The intelligence community’s research arm is upgrading SCIF security to protect against threats from personal devices and sensors.