Table of Contents: July 2015


SIGNAL July 2015CYBERTHREATS
Destructive Cyber Attacks Increase in Frequency, Sophistication
    RAT infestations are just one serious threat to critical infrastructure.

Corporate Data Breach Report Sheds Lights on Intrusions

Automation Aids Cybersecurity for Financial Sector
    Software shares threat data faster and more efficiently.

An Ounce of Cyberthreat Protection
    New tools provide critical warning to guard against a growing number of costly network attacks.

GOVERNMENT/COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGIES
Quantum Radar Could Render Stealth Aircraft Obsolete
    New technology may benefit military and medicine.

PTT Technology Goes to Smartphone App
    An upgrade offers a new level of interoperability for push-to-talk.

DISA Seeks Software Solution To Manage Spectrum
    The search is on for automated tools to improve the effectiveness of this finite resource

VIEWPOINT
Simplicity, Security and Reliability From Mobile Satellite Providers Benefit Government
    Instead of magnifying technological problems, companies should minimize them for customers with complex missions.

Understanding Digital and Cyber Topography Is Critical to Successful Military Operations
    Nontechnical personnel must be able to conceptualize the digital demons the Signal Corps faces.

ACQUISITION
Building a Capability Development Work Force for the Cyber Age
    Greater agility, flexibility and imagination will help field capabilities to meet the "speed of need."

BIOMETRICS
Creepy-Crawlies Aid Biometric Forensics
    Human body microbes create a metaphorical fingerprint.

PEO SPOTLIGHT
Keeping an Aging Fleet Flying

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
The Real Dangers of Trojans Are Not What You Think

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Confronting Cyberthreats

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Cooperation Shapes NITEC 2015

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Academic Awards Recognize Excellence, Promote Achievement

INCOMING
The Great Wall of Sand