SIGNAL Connections January 2013

January 15, 2013

The AFCEA 2013 Source Book is now available in both digital and app formats. The searchable digital version is available at www.afceasourcebookdirectory-digital.com. It includes corporate profiles for all AFCEA corporate members with all email addresses and company websites hyperlinked. The Source Book also includes descriptions of AFCEA chapters as well as functional and governing committees.

January 15, 2013

The AFCEA Cyber Committee is now accepting applications for participation. The committee coordinates and enhances AFCEA’s outreach to the cybercommunity, cultivates partnership opportunities among government, industry and academia, and serves as a forum to develop new ideas regarding cyber challenges and capabilities. In addition, the Cyber Committee is the association’s principal cyber resource in support of chapters and members through various forums and other information exchange services.

January 15, 2013
By Maryann Lawlor

Half of the first month of 2013 is over, but it’s never too late to make resolutions to improve life. A recent experiment conducted by Dateline on NBC called “Digital Detox” challenged four roommates to give up their gadgets for two weeks. It was challenging and not very pleasant, but it demonstrated to them—and many viewers—that technology may have moved from enhancing life to taking it over. So what better place to start making a few changes than choosing a few ways you’ve given your life over to technology and start taking it back again?

January 15, 2013
By Maryann Lawlor

Col. Mike Warlick, USMC (Ret.), has been a man on the move all his life. In his personal life, he’s always enjoyed running and found that he excelled at it even though he preferred baseball. And although running the mile in 4 minutes 34 seconds is still his high school’s record, Col. Warlick’s personal and professional life has not been about running but rather about building strong foundations wherever he and Dede, his wife of more than 40 years, have lived.