Washington, D.C. (August 10, 2021) Homeland Security Deputy Secretary John Tien swears in Robert Silvers as the new DHS Under Secretary for the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans at DHS Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

DHS agrees new cybersecurity R&D partnership with Israel

The initiative will provide $1.5M grants to startups working on infrastructure cyber resilience.
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Kitefre K. Oboho pins Expert Infantryman Badges (EIB) on paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade during an awards ceremony under COVID-19 prevention conditions at Caserma Del Din, Vicenza, Italy Oct. 30, 2020. (U.S. Army / Davide Dalla Massara)

Fitbit to study how to detect COVID-19 in soldiers before symptoms appear

The electronics company is part of the military's latest project on determining if it's possible to know if personnel have been infected before they start to show…
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work delivering remarks to newly promoted brigadier generals and rear admirals serving in the United States military as part of the CAPSTONE course at the National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, DC on August 12, 2014. (DoD photo by Casper Manlangit)

Federal R&D spending on AI should be doubled, then doubled again, commission says

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence calls for an immediate doubling of funding for non-defense R&D around AI starting next fiscal year, and then again in…