February 2021


SIGNAL February 2021INDO-PACIFIC REGION
U.S. INDOPACOM Charts New Operations 
    New doctrines meet evolving threats in a growing battlespace. By Robert K. Ackerman

INDOPACOM Aims to Combine Hypersonics, Lasers and AI
    Experiments help make the futuristic vision reality. By George I. Seffers

The Growing Importance of Guam
    The island is advancing to play a key role in the Indo-Pacific Theater. By Kimberly Underwood

―DISA Adds Vital Communications Capabilities to Guam

NAVY SYSTEMS
Speed Is the Word for the Sea Service

    It’s not fast ships and aircraft, but rapid capability deployment for the fleet.

Growing the Unmanned Fleet
    The Navy aims to broaden its niche unmanned sea vehicle program.

Synchronized Data Operationalizes Sea Service Effectiveness
    Maritime security starts with maritime situational awareness. By Capt. Edward H. Lundquist, USN (Ret.)

CYBERSECURITY
The Other Side of Zero Trust

    Application and workload connections can’t be ignored. By Mark S. Sincevich

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIAL
Merging Security Layers Aid DOD Cloud Security: Sponsored Content

    As Layer 2 and Layer 3 capabilities mesh, new efficiencies are created.

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Transcending Cyber: Elevate Cyber Organizations to Encompass the Entire Information Environment
By Maj. Brian Kerg, USMC

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
A Dynamic Region Becomes More Unstable
By Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Educational Foundation Expands Spring Scholarships for 2021

ON POINT
Q&A With Vint Cerf