April 2016


SIGNAL April 2016GEOSPATIAL SYSTEMS
GEOINT Moves From Stovepipes To the Cloud
    A wealth of unclassified data compels the NGA to map out a new knowledge-based future.

Building Geodata Block by Block
    Technology simplifies dissemination and analysis of reams of geospatial information.

NGA Sets Sail for Blue Water
    The agency's ship rider program helps the Navy gain crucial GEOINT at sea.

DEFENSIVE CYBER OPERATIONS
DISA Takes Proactive Approach to Cyberthreats
    Embedded security and constant training help define the agency's defensive thrust.


Cyber Is Not Always The Answer
    Intrusions into U.S. networks do not necessarily require a cyber return of fire.

Military, Government Focus on Statewide Cyber Education
    STEM in Hawaii is boosted to sow seeds for cyber personnel.

A House Divided Does Not Fall
    Network segmentation offers a way to meet burgeoning security needs.

Cybersecurity for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Missions
    An ongoing effort is discovering new factors for protecting remote-controlled or autonomous craft.

VIEWPOINT
Finding Trouble Spots Before They Emerge
    Defense officials have to examine what can be gleaned from demographics.

The Adaptive And Agile Communicator
    The 21st-century Signal Corps needs a cultural change to support morphing battlefield environments.

70 YEARS OF 'SIGNAL'
Signal Shifts Focus After Industry Takes Lead
    Silicon Valley, 9/11 and cyberspace are central to the move away from information assurance and analog communication.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Breaking Down the Federal Cyber Budget

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
The New Frontier of Geospatial Systems

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Technology Struggles to Keep Pace With Navy Challenges

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Attend AFCEA Events to Maintain Cybersecurity Certifications

INCOMING
What Is It Like to Take Off the Uniform?