COVID-19 Information

Current as of Tue Apr 13 2021

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

Partnering for Space Power in 2021 and Beyond
04/13/2021 - 04/13/2021
Web

The new U.S. Space Force faces many challenges, and much work remains to achieve the 2020 Defense Space Strategy vision. The day will focus on four areas that underpin and support the strategy: a view of the threat environment; perspectives from current government and industry space leaders; the future use of commercial services and capabilities to augment, offset or replace government-owned and -operated space capabilities; and the state of space-related acquisition reform. With a new administration and significant budget decisions as context, operational concepts and acquisition plans will be highlighted.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Medallia: Employee Experience: Meeting your Retention and Recruitment Goals
04/15/2021 - 04/15/2021
Web

Active-duty military, reservists, and civilian employees stationed in 163 countries make the Dept. of Defense the nation s largest and most geographically dispersed employer. They play a prominent role in recruiting and retaining both civilian employees and active-duty personnel. While it helps the DoD understand the warfighter's needs and wants, an Employee Experience program is not only about making active-duty personnel feel heard but allows the DoD to build an engaged, efficient workforce by designing, managing, and scaling world-class employee experience programs.

AFCEA Innovation Connection
04/16/2021 - 04/16/2021
Web

The Innovation Subcommittee of AFCEA's Small Business Committee is launching a program to focus on new, disruptive and emerging technologies. Called the Innovation Connection, the program offers the small business community--from start-ups to seasoned entrepreneurs--the opportunity to gain visibility and showcase innovative technology to a small group from the U.S. government, venture capitalist community and industry. Innovations in all emerging areas, including cyber, IT, AI/ML, blockchain, quantum science and autonomy, are invited to participate.

TechNet Augusta: Solution Series Episode Two: "Resilient Communications in a Contested MDO Environment"
04/20/2021 - 04/21/2021
Web

AFCEA will be holding TechNet Augusta as a series of virtual events from January until May, leading up to our regularly scheduled in-person event in August, 2021. Content and networking will focus on key Army actions necessary to successfully Converge Information Capabilities in Support of Multi-Domain Operations.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: Raising the Bar on Device Management for Classified Mobility
04/21/2021 - 04/21/2021
Web

Defense organizations responsible for communications have a critical need to improve mobility. From deployed military to remote access for key personnel, the current state of the art for deployed communications systems requires hours of setup, and has security concerns that require high level approvals. Attend this webinar for an in-depth exploration of challenges in mobile device provisioning and management, and how some large-scale organizations overcome challenges with industry-leading secure software with automated provisioning and management.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Vertiv: Secure Desktop Optimization
04/22/2021 - 04/22/2021
Web

With the proliferation of data and where desk space is a premium, situational awareness is a major challenge for today s government and defense agencies. Given the driving need to view different data streams and access data at operational speeds, tools are needed to traverse separate classified levels at the same time. Join Vertiv and Dell to discuss the introduction of the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Protection Profile for Peripheral Sharing Device (PSD) version 4.0 to efficiently manage multiple active computers across various classification levels.

Womens Quarterly Virtual Mentorship Night
04/27/2021 - 04/27/2021
Virtual event, Web

As part of AFCEA International Women s Virtual Engagement Program, we are pleased to announce this inaugural quarterly women s event, which will be focused on an interactive exchange with a senior level women professional in STEM focusing on the panelist s career journey, advice and a Q&A format for the latter half hour.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Attack IQ: Uniting Threat and Risk Management with NIST 800-53 & MITRE ATT&CK
04/27/2021 - 04/27/2021
Web

How can you ensure that your cybersecurity capabilities defend your organization as best they can? Intruders break past, security controls falter and defenses fail against even basic cyberattack techniques. What should be done? Instead of trying to close every vulnerability, meet every standard or buy the "best" technology, security teams can change the game by focusing defenses on known threats. During this webinar, you'll learn the evolution of the MITRE ATT&CK framework, the revolutionary compilation of known adversarial techniques, tactics, and common knowledge.

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