October 2016


SIGNAL October 2016TACTICAL C4I
For Army C3, Better Also Must Be Simpler
    Officials are working to ensure that soldiers can keep pace with rapidly evolving technologies.

—Established Programs Are Top System Priorities

Taking Cyber War to The Front Lines
    The U.S. Army launches a pilot program to integrate cyber effects into tactical units.

Mission Command From Afar
    The U.S. Army initiates installation of the Home Station Mission Command Center.

HOMELAND SECURITY
How a Mini IoT Could Transform Public Safety
    A DHS interoperability project taps sensors to improve emergency response.

VIEWPOINT
Damage From Cyber Espionage Looms Large
    The economics of spying all but ensure a robust industry in stolen secrets.

—For China, ICT Is Priority 1


U.S. Army Creates Cybersecurity Strategy For a New Normal
    Thriving in the digital age means embracing disruptive technologies and work force reforms.

For the Corps, It Is Game On
    The U.S. Marine Corps looks to a gaminginspired course to train the next generation of cyber warriors.

Dual-Data Defense in Depth Improves SCADA Security
    A new technique could help prevent a cascade of catastrophic cyber attacks across systems.

Defending Industrial Control Systems From Cyber Attacks
    The battle to secure cyberspace extends beyond computers and into the physical realm of critical infrastructure.

CYBER SERIES
The Cyber Implications of Acquisition Speed: Part VI
    Industry must step up and embrace a competitive landscape where cost, risk and profits are shared.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Harnessing the Benefits of Modern Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Tactical C4I Technologies Impel Force Improvements

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
Russia Converges Electronic Warfare, Cyber Operations

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Educational Foundation Applauds Top Contributors

INCOMING
U.S. Global Engagement Is Not Optional