Jan Kallberg

  • Soldiers test the Integrated Visual Augmentation System, an advanced goggle that would put mixed reality with navigation, target identification and other capabilities into troops' view. (Army)
    Augmented reality: Seeing the benefits is believing

    Technical advancements bring us new options and abilities, and they increase mission success. But as with all uncharted territory, they also bring surprises and unanticipated outfalls.

  • Georgia Army National Guard Capt. George Allen, a network engineer, takes the drivers seat for Team National Guard during the U.S. Army’s ‘Cyber Center of Excellence’, Fort Gordon, Ga. (Staff Sgt. Tracy J. Smith / Georgia Army National Guard)
    Warrant officers should be the next cyber operators

    There is too much turnover among non-commissioned officer/enlisted cyber operators to match the expanding need for a highly qualified and technically cognizant cyber force. Here's what the Army should do instead.

  • Army Spc. Reagan Long, left, a horizontal construction engineer with the New York Army National Guard’s 827th Engineer Company, and Army Pfc. Naomi Velez, a horizontal construction engineer with the New York Army Guard’s 152nd Engineer Support Company, register people at a COVID-19 mobile screening center in New Rochelle, New York, March 14, 2020. More than 1,500 National Guard members in 22 states have been activated in support of state and local authorities responding to the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to operating mobile screening centers, Guard members have been disinfecting public spaces, providing logistical and transportation support and coordinating with state and local health officials. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Amouris Coss)
    What COVID-19 can teach us about cyber resilience

    COVID-19 has created increased stress on our logistic, digital, public, and financial systems and this could in fact resemble what a major cyber conflict would mean to the general public.

  • What's in it for Iran to launch a massive cyber engagement against the free world? What can they win and what would their regime lose? (photoman/Getty Images)
    Why Iran would avoid a major cyberwar

    What's in it for Iran to launch a massive cyber engagement against the free world? What can they win and what would their regime lose?

  • The Virginia-class attack submarine Indiana departs Newport News Shipbuilding to conduct sea trials. The Indiana is one of the last of the Block III Virginias. The Army may want to consider following the idea of
    A new mindset for the Army: silent running

    The Army mindset must change to mirror the Navy’s tactic of “silent running” used to evade adversarial threats.

  • An armed soldier polices cyber space.
    Putting a value on the 50x coder

    The Pentagon's best coders address problems unburdened by traditional thinking, in innovative ways, maximizing the dual-purpose of digital tools, and can generate decisive cyber effects. So how should the Pentagon protect them?