Table of Contents: August 2017


SIGNAL August 2017ARMY TECHNOLOGIES
Army Cyber Education Enlists Field Operations
    Electronic warfare joins the digital realm in a confluence of activities to adjust to evolving threats.

Software-Defined Network Needed Sooner Rather Than Later
    Shifting the focus from hardware to software is overdue.

INTELLIGENCE
Creating a Common Language Of Cybersecurity
    Standardized terms can produce a comprehensive threat picture.

GOVERNMENT ID MANAGEMENT
Cracking the Code on Identity Management
    Promising techniques and technologies could put the common access card in the past and protect against faux users.

DISA Moves Beyond Conventional Biometrics
    Officials are creating a prototype that will verify mobile user identity based on life patterns.

VIEWPOINT
IAM Proves You Are Who You Say You Are
    But people complicate this process of identity and access management.

NATO
A Grass-Roots Approach to Connecting NATO Forces
    Multinational partnerships between signal units explore interoperability solutions.

C4I
New Weapons in Battle To Dominate Spectrum
    Next-generation receiver technology provides greater coverage and real-time data analysis.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Some Leaks Can’t Be Stopped. We Can Plug the Rest.

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Ground Forces March to Cyber Battlefield

ASSOCIATION FEATURE
New Frontiers in Autonomy, Spectrum Management

DCOS 2017
Wanted: Top Technology, Talent for Federal Cyber

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Scholarship Recipients Share Meaning of Their Awards

INCOMING
Organizations Must Transform Digitally—Now