Table of Contents: June 2017


SIGNAL June 2017SPECIAL REPORT: DISA
Innovation, Efficiency Drive Defense Information Systems
    Pouring a quart out of a pint jar is the new way of military networking.

The Evolution of the Cyber Hunter
    DISA matures its skill in stalking network threats.

DISA Determined to Tame the Acquisition Beast
    The agency aims to contain protracted procedures to obtain innovative information technologies.

Small Business Grows Within DISA
    Its penchant for innovation draws agency attention.

SPECIAL SECTION
DISA 2017 Contract Guide

CYBER
In Cyberspace, It’s Always Hunting Season
    The practice of cyberthreat hunting traps elusive prey lurking inside networks.

VIRTUAL REALITY
Virtual Reality a Friend And Foe in Terror Fight
    As the technology becomes more accessible, it makes the world both safer and more dangerous.

Marines Train to Call for Live Fire, Virtually
    The ONR adapts HoloLens technology for battlefield practice.

The Virtue of Virtual Reality For Medical Devices
    The technology is changing health care for patients and doctors.

Go to Moscow to Learn Russian (Sort of)
    New virtual reality technology provides instant language immersion without leaving home.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
The U.S. Air Force Must Aim Higher in Cyberspace

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Information Is the New Gold in Cyberspace

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
ROTC Awards Celebrate Academic Excellence, Leadership

INCOMING
The Lessons of Y2K for Cybersecurity