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Oct 28, 2016, 10:26 ET DDoS Attacks Can Be Prevented

Disruptive incidents such as the recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Internet performance management company Dynamic Network...


Oct 26, 2016, 08:57 ET MILCOM 2016 Examines Secure Communications at the Speed of Cyber

From his earliest days as Defense Information Systems Agency director, Lt. Gen. Alan R. Lynn, USA, has emphasized the importance of the military...


Sep 30, 2016, 17:32 ET AFCEA International Celebrates 70 Years of Service

 More than 200 military and business dignitaries gathered last night to commemorate the creation of the Armed Forces Communications and...


Sep 26, 2016, 14:00 ET AFCEA's Intelligence Department Welcomes Capt. Ray A. Cross, USN (Ret.)

 Capt. Ray A. Cross, USN (Ret.), has assumed the responsibilities of vice president, intelligence, AFCEA International, and executive director,...


Sep 09, 2016, 18:19 ET Intelligence Community Faces a Future of Increasing Complexity

Cybersecurity will remain as much of a challenge for the next administration as it has been for the current White House, especially in light of the...


Aug 05, 2016, 14:10 ET Invisible Battleground Rife With Conflict

Despite the numerous devices we depend on daily, most average users are oblivious to the depth and breadth of cyberspace. It runs in the...


Jun 21, 2016, 08:00 ET Sifer Takes Reins as AFCEA International Chairman

 Joe Sifer, executive vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton, has been elected to serve as AFCEA International's chairman of the Board of...


Jun 03, 2016, 16:00 ET AFCEA and NCI Agency Tackle NATO-Industry Collaboration Challenges

From the battlespace to cyberspace, Russia's aggression, instability to Europe's south and rapidly evolving cyberthreats have contributed to the...


May 23, 2016, 17:58 ET Leaders in Industry and Government Receive Honors

Through its annual awards program, AFCEA International recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals in the communications, electronics,...


May 11, 2016, 10:14 ET Kerr Receives Charlie Allen Award for Distinguished Intelligence Service

Dr. Donald M. Kerr Jr., vice chairman, The MITRE Corporation, has been named the recipient of AFCEA International's 2016 Charlie Allen Award for...


May 03, 2016, 14:00 ET Grasso Receives Top AFCEA International Award

Alfred Grasso, president and CEO, The MITRE Corporation, has been named the 2015 David Sarnoff Award winner. AFCEA's most prestigious honor, the...


Apr 26, 2016, 17:25 ET AFCEA International Honors Promising Cybersecurity Solutions With Awards

 Three innovative cybersecurity technologies were recognized as outstanding solutions at AFCEA International's Defensive Cyber Operations...


Apr 25, 2016, 16:38 ET Military Technology Leaders Call For Greater Collaboration with Industry

 The next generation of U.S. military information systems will be a product of the private sector if the Defense Information Systems Agency's...


Mar 03, 2016, 12:13 ET Leaders in Industry and Government Receive Honors

 Through its annual awards program, AFCEA International recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals in the communications,...


Feb 22, 2016, 10:18 ET Sea Services Face Future of Change

The book on establishing and maintaining naval supremacy may need wholesale revision as planners confront the challenges facing the U.S. maritime...


Jan 27, 2016, 11:42 ET AFCEA International Cyber Committee Calls on Government to Teach Citizens How to Protect Cyber Ecosystem

As much as 80 percent of the cyber threats the American public faces today stem from poor or non-existent computer hygiene. U.S. adversaries...


Nov 20, 2015, 17:22 ET Interoperability Deficiencies Cause Self-Inflicted Digital Wounds

Self-inflicted digital wounds created by a lack of interoperability among joint U.S. and coalition forces' technologies may cause more harm than...


Oct 16, 2015, 11:29 ET Experts Venture Into the Joint Imperative

 Joint operations require the ability to leverage technology across military services and government agencies. Allies and enemies have learned...


Mar 13, 2015, 15:51 ET Government, Industry Must Strive for Complementary as well as Collaborative Relationships

Government agencies must unclog the lines of communication with industry, and the commercial sector must be willing to share information if...


Feb 13, 2015, 14:03 ET Experts Take Realistic Look at Revenue Versus Readiness

The U.S. military is enduring greater hardship from budget cuts than it has under previous downturns, agreed uniformed and civilian leaders...


Jan 30, 2015, 11:09 ET AFCEA International Enters Relationship with Insperity

Corporate and government leaders agree that their staff is their most valuable asset. However, managing and maintaining functions such as payroll...


Jan 15, 2015, 17:06 ET Sea Service Leaders to Discuss Priorities, Cybersecurity and Strategic Stability

 Striking the right balance between meeting higher demands during a time of shrinking budgets is a challenge that all of the military services...


Jan 05, 2015, 12:00 ET Adm. Stavridis Takes on Tough Topics

Adm. James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.), has joined SIGNAL Media as a monthly columnist in SIGNAL Magazine. As author of the "Incoming" column, Adm....


Dec 16, 2014, 12:02 ET DISA Tackles Network Defense Role

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency is being tasked with an operational role in the cyber domain, namely network defense. This role...


Nov 19, 2014, 18:51 ET AFCEA International Presents Its Most Prestigious Awards

Rep. Michael J. Rogers (R-MI) received AFCEA International's highest honor, the David Sarnoff Award, at the association's Honors night held at the...