Students from Central Hardin High School in Cecilia, Kentucky, prepare their robotics entry for a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) competition. An AFCEA scholarship funded teacher training for PLTW—a leading provider of K-12 STEM programs—at the University

Foster the Next Generation of Innovators

August 1, 2015

Each year, the AFCEA Educational Foundation and AFCEA International chapters provide more than $2 million in grants and scholarships to deserving undergraduate and graduate students in 24 various STEM-related degree programs in computer science, cybersecurity, information technology, telecommunications engineering, mathematics and other similar academic areas.

Disruptive by Design: Death of the Password

August 1, 2015
By Karyn Richardson

The password is vanishing. The cumbersome, multicharacter, hard-to-remember bane of Internet usage finally is dying. As biometric and behavioral monitoring technologies evolve, solutions that embrace revolutionary new identity verification systems based on users’ behaviors at the keyboards promise to replace the expiring relic.

Red Teaming in Korean Cyberspace

August 1, 2015
By Maj. William Smith, USMC

A conflict erupting on the Korean Peninsula could lead to any of a number of developments and outcomes, and its effects—including cyber operations—might not be limited to the Koreas and the U.N. forces involved there.