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‘Hey Siri, Fire For Effect’: US Army Seeks Voice-Controlled Gear – Defense One

‘Hey Siri, Fire For Effect’: US Army Seeks Voice-Controlled Gear – Defense One

A soldier in a Humvee who needs access to a map of land mines does not have time to type in a 10-character password and insert a smartcard to prove to a device he is not a hacker.

But increasingly, this is the upshot as the military tightens cybersecurity to thwart adversarial snoops, as well as rogue insiders.

Touchpads could allow troops to sign on with the swipe of a finger. But in the desert, a dusty touchscreen might not recognize the…

Source: ‘Hey Siri, Fire For Effect’: US Army Seeks Voice-Controlled Gear – Defense One