Tag Archives: Defense Science Board

DARPA Names Victoria Coleman as Director; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Victoria Coleman

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has appointed Victoria Coleman, an expert in artificial intelligence (AI) and microelectronics, as director of the agency. Coleman served as a founding member of DARPA’s Microsystems Exploratory Council and a member of the Defense Science Board. She will bring her extensive private sector experience, across various senior leadership positions, to DARPA.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Lou Von Thaer, President and CEO of Battelle, His Fourth Wash100 Award

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Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Lou Von Thaer, president and chief executive officer of Battelle, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Von Thaer for leading efforts to advance biosecurity and other emerging technologies for Battelle.

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Industry Experts Advise DoD to Increase Cyber Oversight in Supply Chain

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Cybersecurity industry leaders, stakeholders and experts recommend the Department of Defense observe coordination with contractors regarding cyber issues more closely, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday. This recommendation comes to address the cyber vulnerabilities of the military's supply chain.

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Defense Science Board Offers Recommendations on Cyberspace Protection

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The Defense Science Board is advising the government to integrate the military’s cyber defense efforts with other agencies, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The advisory board’s report, titled “Cyber as a Strategic Capability,” includes a recommendation to expand the military’s role in protecting major private sector networks. The report also advises …

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Senate Confirms Kenneth Rapuano as DoD Assistant Secretary for Homeland Defense & Global Security

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Kenneth Rapuano, a senior vice president at nonprofit research institute ANSER, has been confirmed as assistant secretary for homeland defense and global security at the Pentagon, Washington Examiner reported Monday. The Senate voted 95-1 to approve Rapuano’s nomination, which makes him the sixth confirmed Defense Department appointee under President Donald Trump’s administration, the …

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Defense Science Board Recommends Strategies to Increase DoD Adoption of Autonomous Systems

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The Defense Science Board has conducted a 2016 summer study on autonomy that suggests autonomous technology can provide various operational advantages to a wide array of Defense Department missions. DSB outlined in a June 2016 report three sets of recommendations to help DoD expand the use of self-operating platforms for the military, increase the operational pull for …

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