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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...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:00 ET
The Intelligence & National Security Summit will feature the Intelligence Community's top leaders. (PRNewsFoto/AFCEA International)

Inaugural Intelligence & National Security Summit features U.S. Intelligence Community leaders

 To promote greater transparency into the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) across public, private, academic and international sectors, senior...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:00 ET
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AFCEA Selects Dell Federal as Strategic Partner

AFCEA International announced today that it has selected Dell as a Strategic Partner. AFCEA strategic partners are member companies that are...

Jul 07, 2014, 13:00 ET
In 2013, the AFCEA International Cycle for STEM 2013 team cycled from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C., raising $45,000 for scholarships and grants. This year, the goal is to raise $75,000. (PRNewsFoto/AFCEA International)

Cyclists Hit the Road for STEM Education

 The facts speak for themselves. A study by the National Math + Science Initiative (, a public-private partnership,...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:15 ET
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Cooperation Key to Security in the Cyber Domain

 Government agencies and the private sector must determine ways to cooperate to defeat cyberthreats or both could face catastrophic...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
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AFCEA International Names Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.), as President and Chief Executive Officer

AFCEA International is pleased to announce the appointment of Lt. Gen. Robert "Bob" M. Shea, USMC (Ret.), as president and chief executive officer...

Jun 24, 2014, 10:30 ET
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AFCEA International Names Linda Gooden Chair of the Board

 Linda Gooden has been elected to serve as AFCEA International's chair of the board of directors. In this role, she oversees the association's...

Jun 17, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Operationalizing Cyber Requires Collaboration

Adm. Michael S. Rogers, USN, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and director of the National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, sees...

May 28, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Leaders in Industry and Government Receive Honors

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