Table of Contents: March 2020


SIGNAL March 2020ARMY NETWORK MODERNIZATION
Traditional and Exotic Links Build Future Army Networks
    Longtime favorites and blue-sky research may constitute connectivity.

—Blue-Sky Research Aims at the Ultraviolet

The Army's Pursuit of a Revolutionary Network Environment
    The service seeks to add a cadre of space-based solutions for its tactical network.

—The Army's Tactical Network Must Support Intelligence and Electronic Warfare

Army Reintegrating Electronic Warfare Into Force
    The service expects significant progress this year.

SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY
Interruption, Not Interference, Imperils Chip Supply Chain
    Losing access to electronics is more of a threat than device sabotage.

Using a Software Bill of Materials to Unveil Vulnerabilities
    Shining a light on the components of digital code will help strengthen the supply chain.

Pending Cybersecurity Standards Loom Over Contractors
    Experts foresee unintended consequences to new requirements.

Ensuring the Pros of 5G Can't Be Conned
    Supply chain issues are only the tip of the iceberg for security.

VIEWPOINT
Crisis Pending in Military Satellite Communications
    The U.S. Defense Department must make tough decisions to ensure uninterrupted connections.

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIAL
Taking the Risk Out of Software Supply Chain Management: Sponsored

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
How To Use the Evolving Federal Data Strategy

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Educational Foundation Celebrates 40 Years

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
A Chain That Is Its Own Weakest Link

INCOMING
The Supply Chain Risk Is Hidden in Plain Sight