After growing up as the fifth child out of 10, it comes as no surprise that Master Chief Petty Officer Vince Patton, USCG (Ret.), thrives as part of a team. He joined AFCEA International in 2011 and recently took the helm of the newly established Homeland Security Department. It’s the latest role in a career that has taken Patton across the globe, from Coast Guard cutters to classrooms and beyond.
SIGNAL Connections December 2012
The History Channel recently featured a series titled “The Men Who Built America.” A mixture of narration, interviews with historians and successful business people, and dramatic reenactments, the episodes brought to life the incredible forethought five entrepreneurs possessed. It also demonstrated how much they were willing to risk on businesses and inventions they were confident would succeed and move the United States forward after the Civil War.
New in SIGNAL Media’s Resource Library, Oracle and DLT Solutions is offering an on-demand webcast that features tools, tips and best practices for achieving Defense Information Systems Agency Security Technical Implementation Guides (DISA STIGs) compliance for the Oracle Database. DISA STIGs are configuration standards for U.S. Defense Department information assurance and information assurance-enabled devices and systems. The guides provide information about how to lock down information systems and software that might be vulnerable to computer attacks.
The new Corporate News page on AFCEA International’s website features corporate accomplishments and news such as new partnerships, certifications and business expansions. Contract announcements, products, and personnel additions and promotions will continue to be carried in SIGNAL Media.