SIGNAL Coverage: DCOS 2017


Real-time coverage from DCOS 2017, including blog posts, news and photos, all in one place. SIGNAL provides highlights and breaking news from speakers and panelists.

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Wanted: Top Technology, Talent for Federal Cyber

Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, USA, director of DISA and commander of the JFHQ-DODIN, speaks at AFCEA’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in June. Photo by Mike Carpenter

Conquering cyberthreats that pose a national security risk means acquiring cutting-edge technology and leading-edge talent and pairing them.

 

Speed or Security? DOD Needs Both

Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, USA, director of DISA and commander of the JFHQ-DODIN, speaks at AFCEA’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in Baltimore.

The future for the U.S. Defense Department is coming at the speed of light—literally. Securing it presents many challenges. 

 

Zangardi: Better Cybersecurity Needs Technology, Talent

John Zangardi, acting DOD CIO, closes out AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.

Improved cybersecurity means a future with better technology and talent, acting DOD CIO John Zangardi shares to close out DCOS. 

 

Finding Cyber Talent in Unconventional Places

A panel discusses the cyber work force during AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.

The struggle to hire cyber employees has increased with another ecosystem vying for the same shallow pool of qualified candidates.

 

Age of Acceleration is Radically Changing Networks

Stephen Alexander, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Ciena, speaks at AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.

The constant acceleration of technology is pushing for radical changes in the networking arena, tapping systems to continuously scale capacity and connectivity.

 

Agility Driving Federal IT Modernization

Acting federal Chief Information Officer Margie Graves and Alfred Rivera, director of DISA's Development and the Business center, discuss cyber at AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.

New technologies are just about obsolete by the time they actually hit federal work stations, so why should the government bother? 

 

Machine Learning, Speed Imperative for Cybersecurity

Steven Walker, acting director of DARPA, speaks at AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.

Could cyberthreats be DARPA's fault? Sort of.

 

Making Beat Cops Out of Cyber Warriors

Military panelists discuss the government's cyber mission during AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium.

In cyber, the U.S. Defense Department might have its SWAT team, but it is missing the beat cop.

 

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CompTIA's CSA+ Mini-Boot Camp at DCOS

Attending conference sessions like this one from the 2016 DCOS can help you earn certifications. Photo by Michael Carpenter

CompTIA is offering a bonus to Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) mini-boot camp participants at AFCEA's Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium. 

 

The Evolution of the Cyber Hunter

The U.S. Defense Department’s cyber warriors continue to improve their ability to sniff out intruders who sneak past the defenses at the network’s perimeter.

 

Innovation, Efficiency Drive Defense Information Systems

An EQ-4 Global Hawk equipped with a battlefield airborne communications node, which has been used to link multinational coalition ground and airborne assets, prepares to depart on a mission in Southwest Asia. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is counting on innovation to further its networking activities, particularly among coalition partners.

Innovative systems and capabilities may soon define U.S. military networks if DISA’s work with industry pays technological dividends.

 

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