Jack Corrigan, Defense One

Jack Corrigan

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Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Jack:

DHS Wants Every Agency to Have a Vulnerability Disclosure Program

A draft directive would require civilian agencies to find and fix network vulnerabilities spotted by public security researchers. → Read More

Energy Dept. Has Thousands of 'Critical' Cyber Security Gaps, Auditors Say

Their review, which included locations operated by the National Nuclear Security Administration, revealed multiple cybersecurity weaknesses recurring year after year. → Read More

What to Expect from Congress’ Cyber Strategy Brain Trust

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission aims to have policy recommendations ready to plug into the next defense authorization bill, Co-Chairman Rep. Mike Gallagher said. → Read More

Too Many CISOs Are Spoiling Feds' Cyber Response

Adversaries are starting to exploit the paralysis caused when \"You have all these people who have slightly conflicting guidance and opinions.\" → Read More

Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption, Warns NSA Research Director

Quantum computers could crack the codes that secure the world’s digital information but racing to a solution could create more threats. → Read More

Dept. of Interior Grounds Its Chinese-Made Drones

Agency leaders green-lit the purchases in July despite warnings from DHS and outside experts that Beijing might collect data from the drones. → Read More

Dept. of Interior Grounds Its Chinese-Made Drones

Agency leaders green-lit the purchases in July despite warnings from DHS and outside experts that Beijing might collect data from the drones. → Read More

US Army Will Study 'Metamaterials' Collected by UFO Study Group

The service has pledged to spend $750,000 to examine futuristic materials and technologies collected or studied by a group run by Blink-182\'s frontman. → Read More

Pentagon to Begin Testing 5G at Four Bases

A test program will test the next-gen networks' usefulness for augmented and virtual reality, smart warehouses, and spectrum-sharing. → Read More

DHS is Struggling to Coordinate Its Sprawling Research Efforts

Inspector general finds poor oversight and shoddy data management in the department\'s Science and Technology Directorate. → Read More

After Long Opposition, McConnell Says He'll Support $250M for Election Security

Despite intelligence community warnings, the Senate majority leader had long opposed more funding to ward off foreign interference in the 2020 election. → Read More

Pentagon, NSA Prepare to Train AI-Powered Cyber Defenses

The giant effort starts by trying to standardize data across the Defense Department\'s sprawling IT ecosystem. → Read More

DHS is Collecting Biometrics on Thousands of Refugees Who Will Never Enter the US

Most refugees who apply for asylum never set foot in the United States, but a UN agreement allows DHS and its partners to build biometric profiles on them. → Read More

GAO: Energy Dept. Never Blacklists Risky Nuclear-Tech Vendors

The process is too time-consuming and narrow to be effective, reply officials at the National Nuclear Security Administration. → Read More

NIST Has a Roadmap to Develop Artificial Intelligence Standards

NIST also calls for tools to help agencies better study and assess the quality of AI-powered systems. → Read More

Report: Pentagon Should Assume US Satellites Are Already Hacked

As U.S. and its allies tether more of their military operations to government and commercial satellites, they need to start taking cybersecurity more seriously. → Read More

Say Freeze? FBI's Facial Recognition Accuracy Unmeasured For Three Years, Warns Watchdog

GAO says the FBI has implemented none of its six key recommendations made in 2016, questioning the bureau's use of facial recognition in criminal investigations. → Read More

Finally, Some Help for Tech-Bewildered Lawmakers

GAO\'s new Science and Technology Assessment and Analytics group aims to prep Congress for big decisions on artificial intelligence, privacy, and 5G. → Read More

Cyber Spending Would Rise $17B Under 2020 Request

More than half would go to the Defense Department to bolster defenses and expand offensive capabilities. → Read More

Inside DARPA's Ambitious 'AI Next' Program

The defense research agency seeks artificial intelligence tools capable of human-like communication and logical reasoning that far surpass today’s tech. → Read More