SIGNAL Connections

January 17, 2012
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

The AFCEA Educational Foundation and Cypherpath LLC have partnered to offer cybersecurity courses that address needs recently identified by a U.S. House of Representatives task force on the topic.

January 17, 2012
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

This crazy mixture of digital natives and digital immigrants has everyone flummoxed. Throw into this mix the roles of buyers and sellers.

January 17, 2012
By Diane Dellen, SIGNAL Connections

Now comprising more than 2,000 organizations, AFCEA’s corporate membership program is growing both in the United States and internationally.

December 15, 2011
By Helen Mosher, SIGNAL Connections

Social networking has revolutionized the way that people interact both online and off. AFCEA offers many opportunities for its members to connect using these interactive platforms.

December 15, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower, SIGNAL Connections

Being a history buff is just one trait that has made Col. Landry stand out since he joined the Atlanta Chapter of AFCEA in 2005.

December 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

AFCEA International, the Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA) and the Atlantic Council have collaborated to create a cyber conflict history case studies contest.

December 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Remember a time without cell phones? It wasn’t all that long ago when communicating with someone other than the people in the room was only possible from home, the office or a telephone booth. For better and worse, those days are long gone.

November 15, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower, SIGNAL Connections

Leadership, mentoring, networking and fundraising—just a handful of the skills that helped Colleen Dilly achieve success both in her career and in her position with the Central Maryland Chapter.

November 15, 2011
By Jordan Garegnani, SIGNAL Connections

Chapter participation helps individuals and organizations interact with the entire AFCEA International network.

November 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Every meeting should have a specific objective: make a decision, plan a strategy or brainstorm ideas.

October 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Corporate membership has doubled in the past five years—now topping 2,000. Corporate members benefit from a high degree of visibility in the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence and information technology military and government arenas.

October 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Organization and dedication are two steadfast personality traits that have led to Celeste Gushee’s professional success.

October 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

The AFCEA Educational Foundation has launched a program to cultivate the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching profession.

October 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Whether opening a browser, checking email or shopping online, two pieces of information are required and should be memorized: username and password.

September 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Education is an AFCEA International core value. For students, teachers and professionals, AFCEA provides opportunities for furthering their education in technical training, leadership development, and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

September 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

To bring solutions and ideas closer to centers of expertise, AFCEA International will offer three new regional events in 2012.

September 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

Lt. Col. Joseph “Jay” Rose, USA (Ret.), says he wouldn’t change anything about his life, but his service in the military and techno-savvy contributions to AFCEA’s Tampa-St. Petersburg Pelican Chapter certainly have changed the lives of many others.

September 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

How can the companies that develop everything from information security solutions to rugged cases capture buyer attention in the same way that app developers have?

August 15, 2011

Beginning with this issue, SIGNAL Connections has been enhanced to better meet your needs as an AFCEA member. Each issue will highlight events that are taking place in your area, as well as news about your chapter, the association, AFCEA benefits and fellow members. Also featured will be industry news and commentary from other SIGNAL media to provide a comprehensive package of information.

August 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

AFCEA headquarters lost power right in the middle of the production cycle of this issue of SIGNAL Connections. Rumor has it that road construction taking place in the area caused the glitch. Without access to computers and VoIP phones, staff members emerged from their work spaces like bears after hibernation and actually talked to each other face to face. The incident brought to light an escalating issue that is often ignored: technology is a tool; it’s not communication.

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