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October 13th, 2016
Pictures and video have long been effective weapons in the fight for national security. The information conveyed in a simple image – a freeze-frame of a suspect captured on video, the license plate of a car, the words on a street sign or on the side of a building – are an increasingly important part of research, security, and investigations at all levels of government. But the sheer volume of content makes it nearly impossible for analysts to review images and develop keywords for every frame to make analysis possible.
August 10th, 2016
Is the IT industry, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, really doing all it can do to better support the warfighter? Are technology leaders and DoD IT officers really helping soldiers on the battlefield “be all that they can be” with the latest roll-outs of technological innovations? These questions were key topics discussed at DoDIIS 2016, an event sponsored by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), held last week in Atlanta, GA. This major government conference opened up with remarks by LTG Vincent R. Stewart, Director of DIA, and was hosted by Ms. Janice Glover-Jones, DIA's Chief Information Officer (CIO).
July 26th, 2016
Security risks have long been the scapegoat for why government agencies aren’t moving quickly to the cloud. However, that excuse lost much of its traction in 2014 when the CIA went live with its own cloud. If cloud is secure enough for the CIA, it’s probably secure enough for others in the IC.