Jan 29, 2013
The European Commission is giving $1 billion to the Human Brain Project, an effort to build a computer model of the human brain. The Pentagon wants to nearly quintuple the size of its cyber command. Experts acknowledge the seriousness of cyber threats, but disagree on the necessity of 4,000 new hires at a time of tight budgets. Plus, an academic journal on driverless cars gives a vision of the future, and it’s not all defensive driving.
Aug 3, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Missile Defense staff warned to stop surfing porn sites, an entire industry of consultants to help you raise money on Kickstarter, and counterfeit $100 bills in Arizona.
May 7, 2012
Here's a phrase you'll begin to hear a lot in Congress: sequestered cuts. Today, the House begins debate on how to deal with the debt crisis.
Oct 7, 2011
President Obama is expected to announce a major executive order having to do with online security today. It's the culmination of a seven month...
The US intends to be aggressive in cyberwar in the event it happens and in the event we figure out what it actually is
Jul 20, 2011
As part of her confirmation hearing for Assistant Defense Secretary for Global Strategic Affairs, Senators asked Madelyn Creedon to define the...
Jul 15, 2011
The Pentagon announced a new strategy for fending off attacks from foreign states on computer systems. No real shocking news for people who have...
Jun 17, 2011
It's called the National Cyber Range and it's being constructed by the Pentagon's always interesting and usually somewhat disquieting Darpa group....
Jun 14, 2011
Pentagon leaders today rolled out a long-anticipated energy strategy for military operations in the field. It's meant "to transform the way ...
May 31, 2011
In another sign that the line between the cyberworld and the worldworld is getting blurrier, the US military is talking tough about online attacks....