COVID-19 Information

Current as of Wed Apr 8 2020

AFCEA values your continued engagement with us, and our thoughts are with all of those who are currently impacted by COVID-19.

This pandemic has created a set of unique challenges to our business environment, so if we can be of any assistance during this time, we are ready to help. Providing support to industry is part of our mission; we have been a dedicated partner with industry for nearly 75 years. Please contact if we can be of service to you in any way.

Upcoming AFCEA Events

Small Business Procurement Series--NOW VIRTUAL!
04/08/2020 - 04/08/2020

Now being held virtually! CIO-SP3 has become a go-to best-in-class vehicle for IT services for buyers acrossdefense and civilian agencies. The recompete, CIO-SP4, is going to be one of the biggest contract battles of the year. BD Squared will break down what companies need to do to prepare to bid, review the timeline for the competition and examine the biggest factors that will determine who will win. From discussions about small business IDIQs to task orders, this event will ensure that attendees won't miss out on opportunities that match their capabilities.

SIGNAL WEBINAR: Rapidly Sharing and Visualizing Real-time Multinational Geospatial Co-Production Data for International Defense
04/08/2020 - 04/08/2020

Whether it's fighting domestic or international terrorism or tracking activities of rogue nations, effectively addressing national and international threats requires a group of like-minded nations and defense organizations. Experts will discuss the geospatial field and how Hexagon solutions empower in-theater operators and nontechnical geospatial users to rapidly share and visualize mission-critical geospatial intelligence that meets Multinational Geospatial Co-Production Program standards.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thycotic: Trust or Zero Trust? Working from Home and Going Beyond Privileged Access Management
04/16/2020 - 04/16/2020

Least privilege is intended to prevent over-privileged access by users, applications or services to help reduce the risk of exploitation without impacting productivity or involving the IT help desk. It may help to think of least privilege by its other name - least authority - as it provides only enough authority for an entity to complete the job at hand. Join this webinar to understand how to maximize the benefits of least privilege, and learn just how much privileged access is too much.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Okta: Accelerate Joint Coalition Interoperability with Zero Trust
04/22/2020 - 04/22/2020

Joint coalition interoperability success fundamentally rely on the ability to provide rapid delivery and recall of application assets as well as secure application access in forward and non-forward deployed locations. A key innovative capability involves leveraging modern, API-based application access such as secure VDI, zero trust defense using cloud identity, and AI/ML threat data to rapidly and securely present applications to joint mission partners. Experts will discuss how defense teams can leverage tools to reduce risk while enabling mission agility and speed.

04/23/2020 - 04/23/2020

Now a virtual event with its face-to-face component being rescheduled for later this summer! The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which rolls out later this year, will affect both homeland security and the defense industrial base. The certification schema challenges industry with many issues, both known and unknown. This symposium unpacks the model to aid industry in understanding how their contracting strategies will change. Presenters include DoD, agency, industry and CMMC Accreditation Body leaders. Don't miss this chance to prepare for the CMMC!

AFCEA GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium--NOW VIRTUAL!
05/19/2020 - 05/20/2020

For well over a decade, the AFCEA/GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium has connected academia, industry and government annually to address important issues in technology and systems research and development. The audience is typically more than 70% government/military featuring decision makers at all levels looking to advance their understanding of the key C4I challenges being faced now and in the future. Join live online streaming sessions.

TechNet Cyber--POSTPONED
06/02/2020 - 06/04/2020
Baltimore, MD

Adversaries have taken to cyberspace to wage continuous campaigns against political, economic and security interests. Protecting cyber assets that connect people to information requires more than a single entity. At TechNet Cyber, multiple partners will network, collaborate and create a formidable united front more powerful than individual efforts can achieve alone.

Classified Cyber Forum
06/19/2020 - 06/19/2020
Perspecta Conference Center, Chantilly, VA

This conference, presented at the SECRET level, will discuss in depth a cybersecurity topic of national interest. We will explore the implications for national cybersecurity policy, the changing cyber threat landscape, and other facets of the overall theme.

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