How is cutting-edge technology impacting the future of defense? Thought-leaders from the World Economic Forum look at the implications with input from Alion CTO Christopher Zember. More»
Artificial intelligence and cyber-attacks get the headlines, but the future of defense – and deterrence – is more than robots and high-tech weapons. Three leaders of the World Economic Forum look at how technology, social issues and more are poised to transform international security. Alion CTO Christopher Zember, another thought-leader at the World Economic Forum, contributes his ideas to this insightful article.
Read the full story at the World Economic Forum’s site.
Modular military vehicles makes sense from a number of standpoints – they’re more adaptable and resilient while saving money. But modular design can mean a number of things, and whether or not it’s always the best solution is examined in an article by Alion’s Dr. Jean Dasch and the Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Dr. David Gorsich.
Read the complete article in Defense Acquisition Research Journal (PDF)
Wireless spectrum is a finite resource affecting everything from cell phones to satellites to military radar. Balancing the need for commercial innovation with the demands of national security means taking a hard look at technology, economics and policy.
Alion’s Karl Nebbia looks at all sides of the issues and makes them easier to understand as he talks with Dan Meyer of RCR Wireless on the “Carrier Wrap” webcast.
Watch the video interview at the RCR Wireless site
For more on Alion's wireless spectrum solutions, click here.
Training takes time, costs money, and if it’s not effective, can put people and strategies at risk. Proven time and again, virtual training solutions — “serious” games — can be a viable option based on their convenience, realism and cost-effectiveness.
Alion has a deep understanding of why training games work and develops solutions that encourage a high level of engagement and provide immediate feedback while delivering measurable results.
What’s your training challenge? Alion’s interactive training games may be your solution. To learn more, watch this video.
For more on Alion's virtual environments and training solutions, click here.
Insider threats are on the rise and are often self-motivated, however, coerced threats are a new reality that organizations need to be prepared for. In a NextGov article, Alion’s Bill Senich discusses “5 Ways to Spot a Coerced Insider Threat.”
Coerced threats are harder to identify simply because the typical warning signs associated with traditional insider threats are not necessarily present. Organizations likely look at data analysis, but they need to look beyond that and into behavioral indicators, especially those that seem out of the ordinary.
Click here to read the full story, including five behavioral indicators that could indicate an employee in good standing has been coerced.