COVID-19 Information

Current as of Sun Aug 9 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 service@afcea.org if we can be of service to you in any way.







Upcoming AFCEA Events

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Zerto: The Evolution of Data Protection: From Legacy Backup to Continuous Data Protection
08/11/2020 - 08/11/2020
Web

Tired of backups that don t meet the availability demands of your agency? Worried about recovering quickly from an outage or ransomware? Rethink your backup strategy with continuous data protection. Join this webinar to learn how Zerto can help you execute your day-to-day data protection strategy and streamline the number of tools you need to do so. See firsthand how Zerto s journal-based recovery, coupled with continuous replication recovers files, VMs, applications and entire data centers. Learn how you can quickly resume operations with the industry's best RTOs and RPOs.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: How to Secure Wi-Fi to Enable Classified Tactical Mobility
08/12/2020 - 08/12/2020
Web

This webinar will provide an in-depth exploration of requirements and best practices for tactical classified Wi-Fi and will provide specific examples of how major defense programs are meeting these requirements using less expensive commercial, tactical technologies in command post, soldier carry, and vehicle-mounted use cases. GIAC has approved for 1 CPE for continuing education for certification maintenance.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by BeyondTrust: Telework in DoD and Fed: Security Strategies for the New Reality
08/13/2020 - 08/13/2020
Web

Long after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, telework will be a lasting fixture in the workforce. The goal facing DoD officials is how to sustain productivity and connectivity while ensuring security risks are not created in the process. Join us for a webinar to discuss: Practical guidance on how to quickly implement and scale strong security protocols; DoD telework security best practices; How DoD agencies can stay compliant with NIST SP 800-53 and NIST SP 800-171; Enforcing least privilege by giving users the right level of access.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Menlo Security: Applying Zero Trust to Stop Phishing and Web-Based Attacks
08/18/2020 - 08/18/2020
Web

As more employees work from home due to COVID-19, they are accessing increasing numbers of SaaS applications. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of this vulnerability with increased focus on phishing and web-based attacks. From Feb. 25 to March 25, 2020, findings show 32X increase in the number of successful attacks. In this webinar we ll discuss key issues when applying Zero Trust to your security strategy and balancing necessary security measures with end-user productivity. Get practical advice from our experts on migrating to a cloud delivered security platform.

SIGNAL WEBINAR: TechNet Cyber Webinar Channel - Episode 2
08/19/2020 - 08/19/2020
Web

Leading up to AFCEA's TechNet Cyber event, SIGNAL Media is hosting four webinars featuring experts from within DISA talking about new leadership, emerging technology, DISA's Small Business Officeand Procurement Service Directorate and virtual recruiting. This series will keep the conversation going leading into AFCEA's TechNet Cyber event, December 1-3 in Baltimore, Maryland.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Viasat: Non-Traditional Link 16 Applications for Contested + Congested Environments
08/20/2020 - 08/20/2020
Web

Link 16 has evolved as the modern battlefield needs have changed. Designed for air-to-air missions in the 1980s, it provided secure, jam-resistant, line-of-sight data exchanges between computers on military platforms that needed real-time situational awareness, command and control, navigation and identification. Link 16 has become the most widely adopted tactical data link/coalition network worldwide and has demonstrated its reach and resiliency delivering key technological enhancements that will help ensure its relevancy as an effective tool in near-peer conflict.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Hitachi Vantara Federal: The Transition to Teleworking and Need for IT Modernization in the Time of COVID
08/25/2020 - 08/25/2020
Web

Agencies had to quickly adapt to a new work environment and a new form of communication. This combined with a frantic need to transition data to another location, left a possibility for procedures to be overlooked. What started as a "temporary" fix has the potential to become more permanent and infrastructure to support it further stressed. Hitachi Vantara Federal experts recognize the infrastructure holes created as a result of a hasty move to a remote working environment and have identified ways to avoid or fix them.

Small Business Procurement Series networking event
08/27/2020 - 08/27/2020
Fairfax, VA

The biggest IT services contract competitions are right around the corner. Both large and small businesses will be vying in December for slots on the CIO-SP4 vehicle, which will likely see at least $50 billion in orders over the coming decade. Get insider tips on how to prep, win, target customers, build teams and develop rapid-fire task order response capability to turn contract vehicle slots into revenue.

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