Shop for STEM Site Supports Educational Foundation

March 1, 2015

The AFCEA Educational Foundation has now formed such a fundraising partnership with the CauseNetwork by setting up a website exclusively for fundraising efforts to support the foundation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational incentive programs.

Government Cybersecurity Research Explores Technological, Human Capabilities

March 1, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
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Challenges ranging from teaching people new ways of learning languages to providing security for homemade computer chips head the priority list for researchers at the National Security Agency. The exponential expansion of technology capabilities is perhaps matched by the growth of potential conflict areas, and both are increasing the issues faced by the agency’s research community.

Experts: Obama's Calls for New Cybersecurity Laws a Good Start, but Nation Needs More

January 14, 2015
By Sandra Jontz
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President Barack Obama has put the cybersecurity ball into Congress’ court, seeking legislation that pushes what some industry experts have clamored for in the quest to better protect the nation’s information network. The president has unveiled details for new laws toward better cybersecurity, which includes a heavy focus on increased information sharing between government and industry. Some experts have said better protections lacking a robust information-sharing plan—and the related safeguards—between the private sector and government. It's a good start, but not quite enough. 

Lt. Gen. John A. Dubia, USA (Ret.), former executive vice president of AFCEA International, presents Kimberly Nicole Denny of Jacksonville, Florida, the first AFCEA Lt. Gen. John A. Dubia, USA (Ret.), Scholarship in November 2014. Cadet Denny is a junior at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia, and participates in the ROTC program at nearby Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia.

ROTC Scholarships Honor AFCEA Leaders

February 1, 2015

The legacy of five prominent AFCEA leaders continues on through ROTC scholarships named in their honor. Lt. Gen. James Rockwell, USA; Vice Adm. Jon L. Boyes, USN; Lt. Gen. Ron Iverson, USAF; Lt. Gen. John Dubia, USA; and Mort Marks have made significant contributions in developing, promoting and fostering the concepts, aims and goals of the AFCEA Educational Foundation.