Alexandria Elizabeth Camp of the University of Memphis (r) receives an AFCEA STEM Teachers for America’s Future Scholarship from Lt. Col. Kristina M. Whicker of the Tennessee Air National Guard.

Why STEM Education Matters

June 1, 2015

In fiscal year 2014, the AFCEA Educational Foundation funded and awarded 105 scholarships covering a variety of undergraduate and graduate STEM-related academic disciplines in biometry, computer engineering and science, cybersecurity, electrical engineering, information technology, intelligence, mathematics, network engineering and security, physics and telecommunications.

Incoming: Floating Bases Are an Old Idea Whose Time May Have Come Again

June 1, 2015
By Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

Every day in the South China Sea, the Chinese are slowly adding to what Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Harry Harris, USN, has called the Great Wall of sand. The idea of using floating bases to create operational and legal advantages has been around for centuries, but it has strengthened as technology has provided the ability to build significant platforms at sea.

Survey: U.S. Government Still Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks Despite Major Security Investments

May 14, 2015
By Sandra Jontz
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The U.S. government is just as vulnerable to cyberthreats—if not more so—compared to two years ago, according to a new survey of federal information security professionals. Nearly half of approximately 1,800 respondents indicated that security has not improved in the federal space, while another 17 percent stated their organization’s security posture is actually worse off.