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CISA and FBI issue alert on Iranian cyber threat



CISA and FBI issue alert on Iranian cyber threat
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint alert regarding Iranian-based cyber threats on Tuesday, September 15. According to the alert, “CISA and FBI are aware of a widespread campaign from an Iran-based malicious cyber actor targeting several industries mainly associated… Read More

Energy, DoD, DHS develop new disaster relief vehicle



Energy, DoD, DHS develop new disaster relief vehicle
The Department of Energy, in collaboration with the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, announced on September 15 that it has awarded Cummins, Inc. approximately $1 million to develop a new disaster relief vehicle. The federally-funded H2Rescue is a hydrogen fuel cell truck that was designed to meet the needs… Read More

CISA, FBI warn of China-affiliated hackers



CISA, FBI warn of China-affiliated hackers
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint alert regarding cyber threats to government systems on Monday, September 14.  According to the alert, CISA has “consistently observed Chinese Ministry of State Security-affiliated cyber threat actors using publicly available information sources and… Read More

CTO speaks of “whole-of-government commitment” to AI



CTO speaks of “whole-of-government commitment” to AI
Michael J.K. Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States and Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, spoke with Nand Mulchandani, Acting Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center at DoD, during a “Fireside Chat” on September 10. The chat was part of the 2020 Department of Defense… Read More

Featured Article: Advancing Bio Detection with Biosensors and Nanotechnology…



Featured Article: Advancing Bio Detection with Biosensors and Nanotechnology…
Featured article: Advancing Bio Detection with Biosensors and Nanotechnology for Rapid Interagency Response by Habi Mojidi Any effective bio surveillance system must be able to detect the presence of biological agents with sufficient speed and adequate attribution to facilitate an effective interagency response and thwart a crisis. The U.S. currently… Read More

Featured Article: Collaboration to Solve National Science and Technology Challenges…



Featured Article: Collaboration to Solve National Science and Technology Challenges…
Featured article: Collaborating to Solve National Science and Technology Challenges in a Time of Scarcity by Ian G. Brosnan and Jonathan Stock In late 2014, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) signed an interagency agreement to explore scientific collaborations with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA)’s Ames Research Center (ARC),… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-4



InterAgency Journal 9-4
Inside this issue: Features Collaborating to Solve National Science and Technology Challenges in a Time of Scarcity by Ian G. Brosnan and Jonathan Stock Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change: An Interagency Challenge by Wendell Chris King Musicians of Mars: Attaining Interagency Consensus on Perpetual War in Afghanistan by Robert… Read More

Featured Article: The Proliferation of Decentralized Trust Technology



Featured Article: The Proliferation of Decentralized Trust Technology
Featured article: The Proliferation of Decentralized Trust Technology by Alexander G. Mullin We will use sophisticated investigative tools to disrupt the ability of criminals to use online marketplaces, crypto-currencies, and other tools or illicit activities. — U.S. National Security Strategy, December 2017 The inclusion of the quote referenced above on… Read More

Featured Article: Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of AI…



Featured Article: Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of AI…
Featured article: Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Warfare by Daniel G. Cox The United States currently leads the world in Artificial Intelligence (AI) development. However, several scholars and writers have noted that this lead is dwindling and that China is rapidly catching up. Most… Read More

InterAgency Journal 9-3



InterAgency Journal 9-3
Inside this issue: Features Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition by Richard E. Berkebile Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting… Read More