Brandi Vincent, Defense One

Brandi Vincent

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Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Brandi:

Despite U.S.-Russia Tensions, the First All-Commercial Flight to ISS is Still On

An initial launch is set for late March, officials confirmed. → Read More

AI Could Match 'Fingerprints' of Texts To Their Authors, Under New Intelligence Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity takes aim at a capability that might one day help fight disinformation and human trafficking. → Read More

Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Oracle to Bid on Pentagon’s Next Multibillion-Dollar Cloud Contract

The department expanded the pool of bidders for its much-anticipated JEDI replacement. → Read More

NSA Cyber Chief Spells Out Near-Term Priorities

Ransomware is a top concern, but the agency is also looking ahead to defending networked weapons and post-quantum encryption. → Read More

Experts Assess the Unexplained in Government’s Recent UFO Report

Officials briefed Nextgov on notable inclusions—and what might come next. → Read More

Pentagon Looks to Tap 5G in Space

“Any aspect of 5G applied to any aspect of space systems is of potential interest,” says a new request for information. → Read More

US Army Tests Autonomous Vehicle in Maryland

Researchers aim to better understand how the self-moving machines respond to real-world challenges. → Read More

DOD’s Smart Warehouse-Enabling 5G Network Underway

An initial demonstration should occur this summer, an official said. → Read More

New Supercomputers Turbocharge Military Weather Forecasting

Housed at Oak Ridge National Lab, the new forecasting tool is more than six times faster than its predecessor. → Read More

Inside the Volunteer Supercomputer Team That's Hunting for COVID Clues

The White House's team recently added the world's fastest computer to its informal network of more than 40. → Read More

Deepfake Threats Would Get Annual DHS Look Under Proposed Law

The Deepfake Report Act would require the Homeland Security Department to study the threats posed by manipulated and synthetic text and imagery. → Read More

White House Releases National Strategy for 5G Security

The strategy focuses on four lines of effort and will guide how the government approaches 5G for the near future. → Read More

Esper to DOD: Expect to Telework for 'Weeks For Sure, Maybe Months'

At a virtual town hall, the defense secretary asked troops and employees to be extra careful of phishing attempts and to disregard dis- and misinformation about COVID-19. → Read More

White House Launches Supercomputing Consortium to Fight the Coronavirus

Scientists are tapping supercomputers to seek treatments and a vaccine. → Read More

Oak Ridge National Lab Taps Supercomputers to Fight Coronavirus

Researchers received emergency computation time to run through a database of drug compounds to see which combinations might prevent COVID-19. → Read More

Pentagon Taps Leader to Implement New AI Ethics

It\'s Alka Patel, a lawyer who has been working for the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. → Read More

NIST Creates Biometric Databases to Spur ID Research

The data collections include fingerprints, facial photographs and iris scans — and they\'re meant to be just the start. → Read More

DARPA Wants Smart Suits to Protect Against Biological Attacks

A new program seeks gear that can guarantee troops\' survival amid multiple chemical and biological agents. → Read More

A Supercomputer Will Help the US Air Force Predict the Weather

The $25 million contract will provide a system that supports the military’s complex weather prediction workloads. → Read More

Congress Wants DHS to Study Disruptive Deepfake Videos

Bills introduced in the House and Senate aim to combat the forged media through comprehensive research and technological assessments. → Read More