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SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Precision OT: 400G: Network Modernization Strategies and Considerations

The widespread use of mission critical, data-intensive services have accelerated and the desire for cloud-ready network infrastructure to support battlespace requirements is growing. Seamless connectivity demands higher bandwidth capacity and lower latency, thus network operators are turning to the adoption of 400G optical technologies as part of their network modernization strategy. Our experts will cover: The emergence of 400G digital coherent optics (DCO) and the new dynamic of multi-vendor interoperability; 400G network upgrades with supply chain constraints; And more!

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thycotic: FROM ZERO TO FULL DOMAIN ADMIN - Tracking the digital footprint of a ransomware attack - A REAL-WORLD INCIDENT

Follow in the footsteps of a cyber-criminal and uncover their digital footprint. Take a journey inside the mind of an ethical hacker's response to a ransomware incident that brought a business to a full stop, and discover the evidence left behind. Malicious attackers look for the cheapest, stealthiest way to achieve their goals. Windows endpoints provide many entries to IT environments and access sensitive information. This session will show an attacker's techniques and how they went from zero to full domain admin compromise that resulted in a ransomware incident.


The number of cyberattacks, the increased sophistication of attackers, the greater reliance on cloud for remote work: all of these factors point to the fact that adopting a zero trust approach is essential. Why? Because adversaries continue to come up with new ways to breach boundaries and access identity. Over the next several years, agencies will need every tool in their arsenal to fight ever-creative, ever-expanding cyber threats. Starting now with a zero trust mindset and framework is the single most important step agencies can take to mount a strong defense.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Spirent Communications

Join Spirent for this webinar to explore how a Network Digital Twin can ensure technologies such as 5G, Wi-Fi, and ORAN will work and be secure before being deployed in the most demanding field environments.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Metallic, a Commvault Venture

With the overnight shift in remote work and IT management, growth of hybrid cloud environments, and emergence of new and sophisticated cyberthreats, data security is top of mind for today s federal agencies. To stay resilient, today s agencies must reshuffle their data protection strategies to remove data silos, while comprehensively safeguarding their data estate. In this webinar, we will discuss how FedRAMP-compliant backup solutions blend the best of data security with the best of SaaS and how the Metallic SaaS data protection sets itself apart as the ONLY FedRAMP High solution currently available.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Security Compass

The value of achieving Continuous ATO (cATO) is well known at this point. What is less well known, however, are implementation details. Specifically, what categories of tools make it effective. In this webinar, we'll discuss the key components of a cATO architecture and walk through a use case of how the implementation works.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Crestron Electronics, Inc.

Learn how Crestron's DM NVX technology and its ability to transport high definition 4K60 4:4:4 video over standard Gigabit Ethernet with no perceptible latency or loss of quality can be used to securely distribute video, audio, USB, and control signals across a broad range of applications.

SIGNAL Webinar in recognition of AFCEA's 75th Anniversary: Connecting the Technology Dots

Some technology will change the world, but all technology will have an impact. Learn details about the technologies that experts identified as essential for federal, corporate and military decision makers to understand now in preparation for the future. The discussion will focus on technologies highlighted in the 2021 AFCEA Technology Vectors report, authored by the AFCEA Technology Committee and The TechCast Project. The webinar will educate on topics such as blockchain, advanced manufacturing and AI, and how such technologies can be connected and leveraged.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by MarkLogic: How IT Modernization is Improving Logistics for the DoD

IT modernization has been a consistent goal across the DoD and when it comes to logistics, there is a huge opportunity to streamline and increase efficiency. The process to acquire, administrate, and manage materiel has left them with multiple legacy systems and outdated infrastructure. These legacy systems at organizations like the Marine Corps Logistics Command are an example of the condition of many Defense IT systems in use today - notoriously slow and unresponsive by today s standards, with no coordination or exchange of information, therefore causing accuracy to suffer.

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SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Bluescape: The Virtual Common Operating Picture - Innovation, Collaboration and Mission Delivery

Now that the DoD has access to Secure Digital Whiteboard Software with an ATO and DISA FedRAMP sponsorship, how can this seemingly simple technology solve higher-order challenges such as communicating complex ideas visually with dispersed teams? Hear how FedDATA, Peraton, and ManTech are approaching the future of public sector problem-solving by using available solutions and techniques on complex engagements.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Unisys: Doing Cloud Right: Securing your Multi-Cloud Environment

The pandemic prompted a rush to the cloud. Fast action was critical given the rapid increase in work-from-home requirements and the need to embrace digital technologies. Establishing security in your hybrid and multi-cloud environments is especially problematic with multiple vendors or disparate architectures. It's time to address compliance, cybersecurity, data privacy and risk implications of your cloud deployment. In this webinar gain insights around how to effectively secure your multi-cloud journey and maximize your hybrid and multi-cloud investment.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PESA: Prepare for Transformational Changes to Your Video Distribution Systems (VDS) to Meet the Objectives of the Cybersecurity Executive Order

With the recent cybersecurity attacks and the recurrence of ransomware, the need for zero-trust is evident. The White House responded with a new Cybersecurity Executive Order that defines stringent mandates and will materially impact VDS solutions as it pertains to initiatives to Modernize Federal Government Cybersecurity. This webinar will walk through VDS cybersecurity best practices for zero-trust architecture and a secure cloud. Approved by CompTIA for 1 CEU.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Everbridge: Integrated Base Defense and Public Safety

Federal installations and employees are critical to mission operations. Leaders, antiterrorism officers, law enforcement personnel, and emergency managers must be able to identify relevant threats, gain context to understand importance, identify assets that could be affected, and act to mitigate risk. Join Everbridge to discuss solutions for integrated base defense and public safety, focusing on the benefits and challenges of installation resiliency: Applying real-time situational awareness and rapid actionable insights to protect interests when faced with a risk event.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Sonatype: Innovation and Leadership Through the Shifting Security Landscape

Cybersecurity hygiene and software supply chain security will be under the microscope of the federal government. Join RADM Danelle Barrett, author of "Rock the Boat: Embrace Change, Encourage Innovation, and Be a Successful Leader" and Matt Howard, EVP of Sonatype, for strategies to navigate the shifting security landscape and compliant practices to secure the federal software supply chain. Learn what changes are expected from the Executive Order for Cybersecurity and why a software bill of materials is vital. The first 50 registrants will receive a FREE copy of RADM Barrett's new book!

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Rubrik: Modernization Playbook - How Leveraging Data for Strategic Advantage Lowers Costs, Improves Security, and Reduces Complexity

In this session we will look at the transformation and modernization frameworks that many organizations are putting in place. We will visit practical areas around tool and systems complexity reduction, utilizing automation first as a prescriptive component and then how to roll out a wider capability, the cost implications and decision factors of adopting hybrid cloud strategies, and some best practices on managing data across multiple logical, physical, and security domains.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Keysight Technologies, Inc.: Building Confidence on the Battlefield and Behind the Scenes: How AI helps decision makers fill in the blanks

After decades of AI advances, we have a vastly better understanding of how critical systems will react in a broad range of scenarios. In this webinar, we will explore how AI can contribute to a better understanding and performance of the technology that warfighters and commanders rely on. The discussion will also address the challenges of end-to-end testing systems that include AI components, including those that evolve once they are in production environments.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: How to Maximize Mobility at the Network Edge with Secure Wireless

Military and civilian tactical communications programs acknowledge the critical need to improve mobility for warfighters and operators in all domains. This includes making network connectivity available anywhere in the world, on every platform, and on the move. Join us for an in-depth exploration of requirements, best practices, and state-of-the-art for tactical secure Wi-Fi providing specific examples of how defense programs can meet these requirements using cost-effective commercial, low SWaP technologies. Approved by CompTIA for 1 CEU for A+, Network+, Security+.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by REDCOM: Government-Grade Secure Voice Communications & Conferencing

When the integrity of trade secrets or national security is on the line, mass-market communications solutions won t cut it. This webinar will present two solutions that are already proven in multiple government agencies and enterprise settings. We ll discuss the REDCOM Secure Voice Gateway, an ACC-Compliant Type 1 Conferencing solution that enables seamless communication between secure and non-secure networks. Then we ll demonstrate the capabilities of REDCOM s robust Conference Manager, a powerful software application that provides complete secure conference control and monitoring.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Commvault: Remote Working in 2022: A Data Centric Approach to Modernizing Your Environment

What will remote work look like in 2022? 2020 taught us that those Federal organizations that made the move to cloud as part of their digital transformation were well served as their workforce moved to tele-work. As remote work continues to be the norm it becomes increasingly important to make intelligent data management a critical part of a digital transformation. Hear from Commvault and HPE to get firsthand insight into how to better manage and protect your remote workforce, and get the maximum value from your data.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Avaya: Ensuring Mission Success & Safety in a Dispersed Work Environment

In times of crisis, few things are more important to mission success than the ability to interconnect information, people and resources. The ability of commands to easily adapt is tied to how quickly they enable their workplace through more than just providing voice/conferencing access. Adapting to a true digital domain using UC solutions enables Situational Awareness; Cybersecurity; Automation; Digital transformation; Multi-vendor Solutions; Speed and Scalability. Hear how organizations deliver tools needed for a remote workforce for mission success.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies: Fireside Chat: Data Protection for Multi-Domain Operations

The U.S. Military generates data at unprecedented rates and in various locations from data centers to the cloud to the tactical edge. The DoD needs flexibility to use aggregated data for multi-domain operations without compromising security. Get best practices on: Identifying risks and incorporating data security into an existing enterprise architecture; Protecting data in compromised environments; and more! Approved by CertNexus for 1 CEC for CyberSec First Responder and CompTIA for 1 CEU for A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, and Cloud+.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by OmniSci: Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Innovation: From Satellite to Cloud to Desktop Analytics

Join OmniSci, and space-based information providers Spire and Ursa Space, for a session highlighting innovation on making massive scale data actionable at speeds to deliver MDA and Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) capabilities. Learn how space, civil, defense, and intelligence agencies can analyze billions of historical vessel tracking data, satellite imagery, and other analytic assets to drive global maritime domain awareness including use cases like anomaly detection using OmniSci's Graphic Processing Unit (GPU)-based technology.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Corning: Secure Fiber to the Desk: The Way It Should Be

Security of our nation s sensitive information is vital to the many missions ongoing around the globe. That's why Corning continues to innovate specialized solutions to support these critical networks. In this webinar, explore how to mitigate the common challenges of intricate design, slow deployment, and complicated maintenance, all of which tend to introduce additional risks and costs. NASIC's Chief IT Engineer, David Friedhoff will also join us to provide a customer perspective, sharing how to alleviate the unique pain points and ultimate objectives of a classified network deployment.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by SpiderOak Mission Systems: Securing Mission Partner Environments (MPEs) Over Untrusted Networks And Infrastructure

Coordination among allied militaries is one of the world s oldest problems. This is where Mission Partner Environments (MPEs) come in. When successful, these involve a network that can facilitate sharing of military intelligence among coalition forces for logistics, planning and war-fighting. SpiderOak Mission Systems is pleased hold this timely discussion on the threats to MPEs, the consequences of failure, and how emerging technologies like Zero-Trust frameworks can secure the flow of information even in insecure, contested network environments.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thycotic: Going Beyond Password Managers

With up to 80% of cyber security breaches due to compromised credentials, more organizations than ever are prioritizing privileged account security. Global analyst firm Gartner has designated Privileged Access Management (PAM) as the #1 project for organizations for two years in a row. While password managers allow a user to save and use passwords for multiple accounts, Privileged Access Management solutions offer the visibility and control organizations need to protect sensitive data, meet regulatory requirements and manage at scale.