The Hume Center leads Virginia Tech's research, education, and outreach programs focused on the challenges of cybersecurity, autonomy, and resilience for the national security community. Education programs provide mentorship, internships, scholarships, and seek to address key challenges in qualified US citizens entering federal and industry service. Current research initiatives include machine learning and artificial intelligence, assured and secure communications, space and undersea missions, and 5G security.
Supporting Partner: INSA
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) provides a nonpartisan forum for collaboration between the public, private, and academic sectors of the intelligence and national security communities. Through the application of subject matter expertise, leading-edge research, and commercial best practices, INSA works to identify, develop, and promote practical and creative solutions to national security problems.
Academic Partner: CSET
A policy research organization within Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, CSET produces data-driven research at the intersection of security and technology, providing nonpartisan analysis to the policy community. CSET is currently focusing on the effects of progress in artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced computing. We seek to prepare a new generation of decision-makers to address the challenges and opportunities of emerging technologies.