SIGNAL Connections August 2013

August 15, 2013
By Maryann Lawlor

 

Industry has been reacting to sequestration woes for some time, but now it appears the details of downsizing are finally making their way into the military sector. During a press conference late last month, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke about the Strategic Choices in Management Review and, as expected, the worse case scenario cuts deeper than reduced travel and reviewing weapon systems.

August 15, 2013
By Cyndy Hogan

Jumping out of airplanes has been a constant throughout David Hart’s adult life. During the past 30 years, Hart, executive vice president of the AFCEA Dayton Wright Chapter and director of business development for Segue Technologies, has accumulated more than 4,000 jumps. He started while in the U.S. Army, assigned to the 1/75 Ranger Battalion, and is now a tandem skydiving instructor who has “taken all sorts of cool people skydiving via my relationships in the defense industry and with AFCEA,” he says, including military generals, senior executives and industry leaders, and their families.

August 15, 2013

The AFCEA International Honors Awards will be presented in the Union Station East Hall, Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, September 25. Tables and tickets are available for purchase. The dinner will recognize AFCEA David Sarnoff Award recipient Gen. Keith B. Alexander, USA, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and director, National Security Agency/chief, Central Security Service, who spoke at the Cyber Symposium in Baltimore.

August 15, 2013

The AFCEA Global Intelligence Forum takes place at the Le Plaza Hotel, Brussels, Belgium, December 10-11. This unclassified conference features keynote speakers Eugene Kaspersky, chief executive officer and chairman, Kaspersky Lab; Maciej Popowski, deputy secretary general, European External Action Service, European Union; and Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, deputy secretary general and smart defense envoy, U.S. mission to NATO. Registration is now available online.

August 15, 2013

AFCEA offers a wide range of whitepapers, case studies and analytical content in its Resource Library. The latest offerings include:

Detecting Signals Hidden in Plain Sight
Author: Anritsu, Inc.