SIGNAL Coverage: TechNet Augusta 2018

Real-time coverage from TechNet Augusta 2018, including blog posts, news and photos, all in one place. SIGNAL provides highlights and breaking news from speakers and panelists.

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The Military Downside to a Global Mesh Network

Maj. Gen. James J. Mingus, USA, commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, speaks at AFCEA’s TechNet Augusta conference. Photo by Michael Carpenter

A space-based global mesh network will benefit adversaries, too.


Army Modernizing Training and Education for Cyber, EW

Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., USA, commanding general of the Army Cyber Center of Excellence, moderates a panel at the AFCEA TechNet Augusta conference. Photo by Michael Carpenter

The U.S. Army cyber, electronic warfare and signal schools consider new training and education methods.


U.S. Army Implementing Five CEMA Force Design Changes

David May, senior intelligence advisor, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, Georgia, speaks during a panel at the AFCEA TechNet Augusta conference. Photo by Michael Carpenter

The U.S. Army's drive to better integrate multiple domains, including cyber, intelligence and electronic warfare, is leading to force changes.


Georgia Schools Receives More Than $400,000 in STEM Funding

The National Math and Science Initiative presents a check for $455,217 to the schools of Richmond County, Georgia, during the AFCEA TechNet Augusta conference. Photo by Michael Carpenter

Richmond County, Georgia, schools receive more than $400,000 in science, technology and math funding during the AFCEA TechNet Augusta conference.


Army Delivering on Its Network Promises

Maj. Gen. David Bassett, USA, and Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher, USA speak at AFCEA's TechNet Augusta conference. Photo by Michael Carpenter

The integrated tactical network helps warfighters address emerging threats.


Taking the Cyber Out of Cyber Command

Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, USA, commanding general, U.S. Cyber Command, speaks at AFCEA’s TechNet Augusta conference. Photo by Michael Carpenter

Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, U.S. Army Cyber Command, recommends his command and U.S. Cyber Command change their names to reflect the full range of information operation capabilities.


Army Leads Other Services in Cyber Realm

Fort Gordon, Georgia, is home to the Army Cyber Command and the Army Cyber Center of Excellence. U.S. Army photo

“The Army is the example that I hold up to my fellow sailors. The Army is doing it exactly right,” Rear Adm. William "Bill" Leigher, USN (Ret.). 


Army Considering Artificial Intelligence Task Force

Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, USA, Army chief information officer, addresses the TechNet Augusta confrence. Photo by Michael Carpenter

The U.S. Army seeks to expand its expertise in both artificial intelligence and cloud computing.


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Convergence Guides Army Cyber

A U.S. Army paratrooper communicates by radio during a drop in Latvia. Traditional radio and network status information will play a key role in cyber situational awareness in the digital battlespace. Credit: Army photography by Spec. Dustin Biven, USA

Intelligence, electronic warfare and signals lock arms in the digital battle.


Army Strives to Speed Advancements to Warfighters

A new iterative approach in the Army is bringing innovative tactical communication equipment to soldiers faster, leaders say.

Leaders move to agile methods to support the service’s cross-functional needs.


Army Tests Option to Buy Tech Data Rights Upfront

Maj. Gen. Randy Taylor, USA, commanding general, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, and senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, is working to improve the Army’s readiness.

 To increase readiness, CECOM is piloting an intellectual property rights escrow concept.


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