Machine learning to accelerate NGA mission advancement and key research.
For the NGIA, text and written language are essential to the analysis of maps and images: a year-long study shows that text reading and generation make up as much as 80% of the NGA’s workforce’s workflow. Now, the agency wants to use machine learning-enabled natural language processing to speed up its mission advancement and research. Read more
Incident info sharing between FBI and operational cyber agencies is improving.
Governmentwide sharing of cybersecurity-related info is improving, according to the Principal Deputy National Cyber Director. Improvements kicked off since the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act’s signing, and hopes are high that information sharing – especially between private companies and the FBI – will continue to get better. Read more
Information threats and opportunities to DODs National Security mission.
As we move more into the information age from the industrial age, information and how it is handled will have a large impact on the DOD’s national security mission. GAO provided a report to illustrate and better inform Congress and DOD officials that describes DOD’s use and protection of the information environment through the six key elements that can enable or adversely affect DOD’s missions. Read more