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In May, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) established the Joint Committee on the Research Environment (JCORE) to address key issues within the research community. JCORE subcommittees focus on research security, safe and […]
This article first appeared in the IEEE Communications Standards Magazine (Vol. 3, No. 2, June 2019). It is reprinted here with permission.
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