January 2017


SIGNAL January 2017TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Demand Swells for Critical Infrastructure Training
    In response, the DHS bolsters courses on protecting the physical and cyber realms.

It’s Game Time (Again) For War Gaming
    The technique is on the rebound as educators prepare digital natives for future conflicts.

COMMAND AND CONTROL
Filtering the Chaos Out Of Command And Control
    A data fusion system converts information feeds into a coherent operational picture.


Inside the Secret Service’s First Cyber Strategy
    The new action plan supports the protective agency’s high operational tempo.

Army Envisions Network of 2040
    The service identifies innovations needed now to meet or beat the challenges of the future.

Preventing Big Data Pains for Precision Medicine
    The prescription is a cybersecurity plan that covers all smart, connected devices to safeguard patient privacy and data integrity.

SECURITY
The United States Is Not Ready for a Cyber Attack
    The nation must be aligned to fight in the virtual realm.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
New Year Brings New Sick Leave Requirements for Federal Contractors

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Stop Raiding the Training Cookie Jar

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Cyber Maximizes Combat Power

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Aids Disaster Relief in North Carolina With STEM Grant

INCOMING
Striving for Situational Awareness Makes Cyber an Ultimate Team Sport