In an almost incalculable number of ways, we delight in software’s benefits with no appreciation for the software that provides them. It fuels the breakthroughs we enjoy as our mobile devices, self-parking automobiles, smart home appliances, online purchasing websites, and more. Have software’s repeated successes, and the assumption that they will continue endlessly, discounted perceptions of its importance among leadership in civilian government, national defense, and national security organizations?
In this panel discussion you will learn
• examples of and some reasons for software advancements
• future directions for software and cybersecurity
• difficulties for DoD in adopting software advances
• some suggestions for DoD and government