Table of Contents: August 2021


SIGNAL August 2021ARMY SYSTEMS
Army Simplifies and Unifies the Tactical Network
    A pilot technology trio tackles network complexity. By George I. Seffers

Army Enlists Environment Into Its Mission
    Taking care of the land helps shape the combat arena. By Robert K. Ackerman

Assessing Communications of Humans and Autonomous Systems
    ARL researchers examine robot-human team interactions to support soldiers. By Kimberly Underwood

COMMAND AND CONTROL
Probing the Fragility of JADC2

    The Defense Department’s vision of a totally connected networked force worries some experts. By Shaun Waterman

VIEWPOINT
Cyber Warfare Begins With Military Precision

    Educating small businesses and implementing workforce development is key to readiness. By Jeremy Miller and Dawn Yankeelov

CYBER
Mind the Cyber Gap

    The U.S. information warfare approach must evolve to counter Chinese influence threats. By Cmdr. Erika De La Parra Gehlen, USN

STEM
Georgia Adds High School Coursework in Intelligence

    The curriculum will set the stage for possible careers in the field.

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIALS
The Importance of Bringing Video and Audio Distribution to your Network Weapons System

Achieving the Army’s Data Imperatives at the Tactical Edge

Assured Cross-Domain Access Through Hardware-Based Security

Meeting DoD’s Data Challenges with a Federated Data Strategy

Achieving Decision Dominance by Empowering the Tactical Edge

Leveraging Software Emulation to Root Out Hackers

The Zero Trust Approach To Information Security For The Mobile Workforce

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Shoot the Moon
By Maj. Brian Kerg, USMC

COMMENTARY
The Army Can Lead Into the New Military Age if Given the Chance
By Lt. Gen. John R. (Bob) Wood, USA (Ret.)

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Ciena Teacher Grant in Action

ON POINT
Q&A With Srini Iyer