New DSB task force to assess openness, security considerations for critical research areas

By Briana Reilly / October 6, 2022 at 4:50 PM
The Pentagon's technology chief has stood up a task force charged with finding "the right balance of openness and security" for each of the areas she's named as critical for research and engineering -- the latest in a long line of reviews centering on the relationship between furthering academic study and safeguarding U.S. interests. Walking that line, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu wrote in a Sept. 20 memo establishing the new panel, could “require some...

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