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Jan 27, 2016, 11:42 ET
Cybersecurity begins at HOME.

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
Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, USA, commander, U.S. Army Pacific, discusses how the Army trains to operate in a degraded communications environment during his keynote address at TechNet Asia-Pacific 2015.

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
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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...

Sep 18, 2015, 12:52 ET
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Government and Industry Tackle Identity Management Crisis

Presidential candidates confronting questions about the issue of illegal immigrants agree that the solution requires a multipronged approach....

Aug 25, 2015, 13:27 ET
The Intelligence & National Security Summit will feature the Intelligence Community's top leaders. (PRNewsFoto/AFCEA International)

U.S. Intelligence Community leaders converge at 2015 Intelligence & National Security Summit

 To encourage strategic dialogue about the state of U.S. intelligence across public, private, academic and international sectors, several U.S....

Apr 30, 2015, 17:06 ET
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AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium Takes Place June 16-18

AFCEA International has announced that the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium originally scheduled for May 5-7 will now take place June 16-18 at...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:30 ET
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AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium Will Be Rescheduled

AFCEA International has announced that the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium scheduled to take place May 5-7 in the Baltimore Convention Center...

Apr 17, 2015, 16:19 ET

Military Leaders to Discuss Cyber Mission Space

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency's new operational role in the cyber domain creates a formal relationship between DISA, the U.S. Cyber...

Mar 13, 2015, 15:51 ET
Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Majorkas admitted that DHS must work more closely with industry at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference in Washington, DC.

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
Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work described the effects curtailed resources will have on U.S. military readiness at WEST 2015, a three-day conference co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute.

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
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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
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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. James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.), SIGNAL Magazine's new "Incoming" columnist, is the former Supreme Allied Commander, NATO

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
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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
Rep. Michael J. Rogers (R-MI) (c), receives the 2014 AFCEA David Sarnoff Award from Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) (r), president and chief executive officer, AFCEA International, and Linda Gooden, chair of the board, AFCEA International.

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...

Nov 04, 2014, 15:19 ET
Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, USN, commander, U.S. Pacific Command, discusses the internal and external challenges the command faces today.

Recent Events Test Pacific Command Agenda

 Internal and external forces are changing how the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) carries out its missions and are challenging the U.S. strategic...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:58 ET
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AFCEA Supports STEM With Scholarships

 The facts speak for themselves. A study by the National Math + Science Initiative, a public-private partnership, revealed that in 2013, only...

Sep 19, 2014, 19:15 ET
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Intelligence and National Security Summit Hits the Open Dialogue Mark

Debates about transparency within the Intelligence Community (IC) continue as leaks imperil relationships with allies and embolden enemies....

Sep 12, 2014, 16:30 ET
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U.S. Army Officials Reveal Several Surprises

 Cloud computing, acquisition and the Joint Information Environment (JIE) are among the most talked about topics in the U.S. Defense...

Sep 04, 2014, 14:41 ET

Experts Examine Future of Airspace Domain

Air operations over Northern Iraq, Afghanistan and other world trouble spots demonstrate the complexity of delivering humanitarian aid while...