On Demand Webinars

SIGNAL Media and AFCEA offer you a variety of webinars that can enhance your online training efforts.  In addition to viewing our On Demand webinars, you are invited to participate in upcoming webinars live. 

If you are interested in hosting a webinar or online event with SIGNAL Media, please contact us today!

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by REDCOM: Enhancing Unity of Effort for C2 at the Tactical Edge

Future operating concepts across all branches of the U.S. military outline the need to modernize the network; make technology easier to use; become more efficient and mobile; improve the integration with Joint and Coalition forces; and reduce training and lifecycle costs. In line with these directives, REDCOM developed Sigma, a warfighter C2 platform deployed and proven in multiple programs within the U.S. Army PEO C3T. Join us for a discussion on how the new Sigma XRI delivers enhanced Joint/Coalition interoperability, mobility, and ease-of-use to the tactical environment.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Palo Alto Networks: Simplifying Security in Multi-Cloud Environments

Ongoing IT modernization pressures and the unexpected shift to remote work leave all agencies needing to accelerate cloud adoption. Harnessing the power of the cloud for operational efficiency and effectiveness requires solutions which provide operators with security and visibility into hybrid multi cloud environments without stove piping workloads or sacrificing security.

Small Business Webinar series

Successfully subcontracting on Federal contracts is no easy feat. Issues can arise from both the Prime and Sub perspectives. In this webinar, our panel of industry experts will answer your Subcontracting questions and discuss how to mitigate common pitfalls and challenges.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PESA: IP 101: Network Foundations for Secure Next-Gen Architectures

The Internet Protocol (IP) has been widely adopted, yet the components of its basic underlying parts and functions are often still mysterious, especially for audio and video transport. Learn the basics of network infrastructures and become familiar with key terms as you build your foundation of knowledge. Discover the under-the-hood requirements for building scalable, flexible, and secure AV networks. Learn about OSI, IGMP, Subnets, Unicast, Multicast, LAN, WAN and more. Understand IP Security Requirements and envision new workflow possibilities.

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

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.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Vertiv: Secure Desktop Optimization

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.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: Raising the Bar on Device Management for Classified Mobility

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.

AFCEA Innovation Connection

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.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Medallia: Employee Experience: Meeting your Retention and Recruitment Goals

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.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Tanium: What s critical for federal security leaders to understand in 2021? The exponential function

The shift to a distributed workforce during the pandemic has forced Federal agencies to make significant changes with respect to technology and cybersecurity to meet mission objectives. The way we go about securing every single laptop, device and individual endpoint has changed, straining the affordable limits of storage and scalability. Despite advantages, the complexity that's ensued across IT networks has made managing risk more difficult. With data as the central element, it's critical that industry and government collaborate to rethink security.

Corporate Member Briefing - April 2021

Whether you're new to AFCEA or a longtime member, attend from your desktop to learn how to increase your footprint in the federal space; use AFCEA's brand to enhance your visibility; leverage AFCEA's network of global security and defense professionals across DOD and civilian agencies; participate via your local chapter or on national-level committees; and receive discounts on advertising, event registration, sponsorships and exhibits.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by NTS and Riverbed: Unlock Capacity While Strengthening Network Security Postures: Optimizing and Accelerating SSL Traffic

DoD networks faced significant tests on their ability to meet the needs of mission-critical users. From an exponential increase in traffic, longer links to the cloud, to greater use of SaaS applications, the demands on networks often outpace capacity, resulting in reduced performance and crippling latency. In this webinar you ll gain a firm understanding of the use case and history behind SSL/TLS; how to simplify the authentication process of optimizing and accelerating SSL/TLS traffic; and how to eliminate vulnerabilities to speed up communications.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Rubrik: Protect, Share and Access Your Data at the Speed of Innovation: Next Generation Data Management for Strategic Advantage

Organizations are creating data at breakneck speeds and need to improve their understanding, sharing and security access. Providing authorized and reliable access to proprietary and confidential data on a real-time, 24x7 global basis is daunting. Doing it at scale while ensuring it can't be altered or ransomed is non-trivial. Add multiple mission domains and sovereign entities, and it can seem impossible. This webinar unpacks best practices on how to modernize, automate and secure data management infrastructures to leverage data for strategic advantage.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Dynatrace: The Warfighter Advantage: Shaping Cloud Apps through Operational Monitoring

Join Paul Puckett, Director of the Enterprise Cloud Management Office and Steve Mazzuca, Dynatrace Director of Defense and Intel, as they discuss leadership lessons learned around how the Army has leveraged DevSecOps to accelerate cloud adoption and modernization. Topics will be focused on the primary benefits, best applications, and biggest barriers for DevSecOps modernization.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by NETSCOUT: Optimizing Test Labs for Automation and Performance

Government and military organizations operate a wide variety of test labs. Some labs provide critical interoperability and regression testing for global communications infrastructure, while others provide virtual battlegrounds for cyber warfare testing. In order to meet increasing demand, test labs must be optimized for continuous remote operation in a secure, scalable environment. In this webinar, we will discuss best practices for building a test lab infrastructure that meets the security, performance, and accessibility demands of government and military applications.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thycotic: Trust or Zero Trust? Going Beyond Privileged Access Management

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. The least privilege model can also help curtail costs and increase efficiency. 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 Intezer: From Reactive to Proactive: Hunting for Nation-State Actors

Cyber warfare is leveling the playing field for countries like Russia, Iran and North Korea. The SolarWinds backdoor showed that foreign adversaries can launch damaging attacks on traditionally more militarily adept nations. Organizations find themselves unprepared for attacks as preventive solutions have failed and threats have dwelled in networks for weeks or months before causing any damage. This webinar will share how agencies can take a proactive approach to their incident response plan by hunting for SUNBURST and other malicious code in their network.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: High Speed Secure Networking at the Edge

Modern tactical networks must be deployable in reduced size, weight and power while delivering more bandwidth and security in order to keep up with mission demands while protecting networks from increasing cyber and EW threats. Recent COTS advancements are ready to meet these challenges making technologies such as cloud/storage replication, scalable IoT and ISR deployable at the tactical network edge. Join experts in a discussion into the latest small form factor, rugged, high-speed switching and routing hardware technologies.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PESA: Is Your Video Distribution Protected From Insider Threats and Cyber Attack?

Our missions are increasingly at risk of being compromised and hacked. The video, audio, KVM and control data are at risk even in a secure SCIF environment. Situational awareness relies on data for making accurate decisions in a timely manner. Protecting that critical information from threats is paramount to a mission s success. Learn where your video and audio data might be at risk and what can be done to protect your mission critical operations. Discover how and where are your systems vulnerable? What steps can be taken to secure your systems? What options exist today and what is on the horizon?

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Security Compass: Continuous Authorization with DevSecOps

The current approach to software development is a leading source of risk for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD): it takes too long exposing warfighters to unacceptable risk. To support national defense priorities, you need to deliver software rapidly and securely. DevSecOps practices and culture help improve both software delivery speed and cybersecurity. This webinar will introduce you to the concept of continuous authorization and indicate how to achieve it. Learn why software security is vital for the defense sector how to implement DevSecOps practices.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship: SBIR/STTR Phase III Funding Agreements

The Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs are referred to as "America's Seed Fund," and provide billions of dollars annually to innovative small business concerns for participation in federally funded research or research and development (R/R&D).

AFCEA Intelligence Committee Web Series: The IC Beyond the Walled Garden: The New Reality of Remote Work

This episode will discuss the technology, architecture, policy and security considerations of open source work. Panelists include a British government innovation expert and a senior expert from the NGA's Director of Tradecraft and Technology (Analysis Directorate).

CMMC Lunch and Learn: CMMC's role in SCRM

Stacy Bostjanick, acting director of supply chain risk management for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, discusses CMMC's role as a component of a broader supply chain risk management strategy with Bob Kolasky from DHS's National Risk Management Center.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Rubrik: Data as a Strategic Advantage

As organizations modernize their infrastructures to take advantage of new technologies, public sector and enterprise teams are focusing on leveraging data for a strategic advantage. Whether delivering services to citizens at the local, state or federal level, defending and fighting in cyberspace across the U.S. Defense Department, or protecting and advancing priorities in the Intelligence Community, organizations are rapidly adopting a "Data as a Strategic Advantage" as a standard bearer for data management and protection across the most critical infrastructures powering our nation's missions.

AFCEA Intelligence Committee Web Series: Open & Rapid World Analysis Part 2

Discussion will focus on the strengths and weaknesses of open source analysis and corresponding lessons learned. Utilizing examples and case studies, this panel will look at actual analytic product and its effectiveness and value.

Small Business Webinar series: Mergers & Acquisitions

Now on-demand! (Original air date: 2/4/2021). It seems like every day there is another notable acquisition within the government contracting ecosystem. Companies are bought, sold and merged to better meet the needs of their customers and to align themselves competitively. As a small business owner, selling your company in the future may well be a significant part of your business strategy. In this webinar, our panel of industry experts will answer your M&A questions.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: Intelligence at the Tactical Edge: How the convergence of distributed compute and intelligent networking is driving the next generation of battlespace situational

With all domains contested, defense research programs are looking towards multi-function RF and intelligent networking from distributed platforms to combat this threat. This webinar will explore how improved communications and computing are enabling the next generation of applications for vastly improved situational awareness, enhancing the ability to conduct rapid maneuvers, fires, and emerging capabilities such as telemedicine.

AFCEA Small Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Webinar

Government projects and university research are at the heart of the most leading edge innovation in the country. But what is the best way to create a product and business based on one of these projects? Join us on January 21 to hear from our panel of experts on the best ways to commercialize a research project. With backgrounds in government programs, university programs, the venture community, and a CEO that has done it - the panelists will provide tangible insights on how to navigate the process from all viewpoints.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Tamr: Bringing Speed, Agility and Insights to Geospatial Data

Agencies and departments have a huge problem in their isolated data structures including their geospatial data silos. Each group wants its own repository with different access points, schema categorization and classification levels. Join this webinar to learn: Strategies to provide a foundation for near real-time geospatial information clarity for your mission; Proven tactics to improve the time-to-insights of location patterns and activities to ensure better decision-making; How to utilize machine learning coupled with human expertise to save time and improve mission effectiveness.

EPIC Academic Outreach Series

Join AFCEA's Emerging Professionals in the Intelligence Community committee (EPIC) members for an evening that will provide an opportunity for students, post-docs and other young professionals to better understand the opportunities and roles available to them within the IC. Panelists will share personal stories about their backgrounds, the routes they took into the IC, their current role as well as personal thoughts about openings for recent graduates. Ample time will be provided for Q&A, and participants can join breakout sessions with individual panelists to delve into topics of interest.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Perspecta: IT modernization: Finding the balance between innovation and standardization

Innovation for advantage, one of the pillars of DOD's digital modernization strategy, is the rationale for deployment of cloud, cyber and other improvements that support warfighters. But how do widely available, standards-based technologies fit within the innovation framework? How do DOD leaders approach a modernization effort so they adhere to the overall strategy and still get basic functions accomplished cost effectively and with the lowest risk? This webinar's panelists will provide answers to these and related questions.

CMMC Lunch and Learn: Current State of CMMC

Katie Arrington, CISO for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, discusses the current state of CMMC with Col. Karlton Johnson, USAF (Ret.), chair, CMMC Accreditation Body board of directors.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by SpiderOak: Protecting Critical Communication and Collaboration in Highly Contested Environments

Protecting digital communication and collaboration is critical to our military and intelligence services. Our ability to secure the local and remote systems we rely on to share and operationalize intelligence to and from even the most remote location is vital to our national security and protecting our people in the field. This panel discussion will address the looming threats to mission communication and collaboration systems, the consequences of failure, and best practices moving forward to ensure the security of information exchanged over any network.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise: The Edge Is Where the Action Is!

Seamless, cloud-connected, and always secure personalized experiences enable your operations at the edge. Terabytes of data are being generated from enterprise digital edges such as vehicles, planes, facilities and infrastructure. The manipulation of these data sources at the edge can enable insights and intelligence to improve operations and decision-making. Attend this session to learn about a powerful solution to provide Enterprise class computing, security and manageability, optimized for SWaP.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Trustwave: Prepare Your Organization for CMMC

The DoD has been working to implement changes designed to increase the protection of controlled unclassified information (CUI) throughout the Defense Industrial Base supply chain. Effective Nov. 30, 2020 the interim DFARS rule officially implemened the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirement over the next five years. Hear from Darren Van Booven, Lead Principal Security Consultant at Trustwave and former CISO for the US House of Representatives, as he addresses common challenges and prepares your organization for CMMC verification requirements.

Corporate Member Briefing - January 2021

Whether you're new to AFCEA or a longtime member, attend from your desktop to learn how to increase your footprint in the federal space; use AFCEA's brand to enhance your visibility; leverage AFCEA's network of global security and defense professionals across DOD and civilian agencies; participate via your local chapter or on national-level committees; and receive discounts on advertising, event registration, sponsorship, and exhibits.

TechNet Augusta/SIGNAL Media Present: Doing Business with Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications Tactical

Leading up to AFCEA's TechNet Augusta event, SIGNAL Media is hosting a series of webinars featuring experts from within the Army Cyber Center of Excellence and the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications- Tactical (PEO C3T). Your registration will provide you access to attend each webinar live, or to view the webinars on demand post-broadcast and to interact with the sponsors.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Dell Technologies: Recovering from a Destructive Cyber Attack

Threat actors continue to develop more advanced tactics to encrypt your organization s data for ransom, destroying backups along the way to ensure their payday. Join us to discuss the threat landscape, data vaults, content analytics and immutability ; how these capabilities may not deliver what you expect; and how you can design a strategy to protect against the full array of destructive threat actors. You will learn about: The nature and types of cybercrime; The regulatory environment and best practices; Secure data vaults and the operation of the Dell Cyber Recovery Solution.

CMMC Lunch and Learn: CMMC and Small Business

Katie Arrington, CISO for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, discusses concerns and opportunities for small businesses under CMMC with Sam Le from the Small Business Administration's office of general counsel.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Security Compass: Achieving Continuous ATO through Security

Continuous ATO (Authority to Operate) is an attempt at trying to build security into the software lifecycle from the beginning rather than trying to add it at the end, accepting ongoing security risk. This requires a software factory which includes security requirements as a first order citizen and balances that with the need for speed and automation. In this webinar, we will discuss how to build a continuous ATO process, including tool categories and architecture concepts, how to balance speed and risk and layout a roadmap for achieving continuous ATO.

TechNet Augusta/SIGNAL Media Present: Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Convergence and 255S Warrant Officers

Leading up to AFCEA's TechNet Augusta event, SIGNAL Media is hosting a series of webinars featuring experts from within the Army Cyber Center of Excellence and the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications- Tactical (PEO C3T). Your registration will provide you access to attend each webinar live, or to view the webinars on demand post-broadcast and to interact with the sponsors.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by SDL: Leveraging multilingual communications and insights with Linguistic AI

Language can stand in the way of clear communications or obtaining actionable insights from information created in foreign languages. SDL Machine Translation can help you clear language barriers to ensure multilingual communication and make any data usable no matter the language it contains. Learn about a translation solution that can be integrated into Intelligence Data Fusion platforms, mobile and digital forensics tools, broadcast and social media monitoring platforms, Signal and Cyber Intelligence solutions, internal and external chat, virtual customer assistants and more.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: Enabling All Domain Command and Control and Cyber Situational Awareness with Tactical Network Operations (NetOps) Tools

DoD must retool its management of network, communications and spectrum to maintain tactical overmatch in the cyber warfighting domain. Gaps in understanding tactical network architecture, network status, cyber posture and the spectrum/EW environment can hamper the ability to make fully informed decisions at the tactical edge. Learn how programs can use network management tools in DIL environments to meet these challenges while maintaining communications reliability and enabling situational understanding.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by RGB Spectrum: Maximizing Situational Awareness for C4ISR and Command Centers

RGB Spectrum, a leader in government, military command and training programs, will host a webinar on maximizing situational awareness for C4ISR and command centers. Choosing the right approach to integrating a growing array of information sources is critical to making better decisions, faster. In this webinar we will discuss recent advancements in video distribution and control that maximize situational awareness. New developments in AV-over-IP, KVM-over-IP and multi-image display that accelerate real-time analysis and integrated visualization will be presented.

TechNet Augusta/SIGNAL Media Present: Gaining an Information Advantage in Multi-Domain Operations

Leading up to AFCEA's TechNet Augusta event, SIGNAL Media is hosting a series of webinars featuring experts from within the Army Cyber Center of Excellence and the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). Your registration will provide you access to attend each webinar live, or to view the webinars on demand post-broadcast and to interact with the sponsors.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Nokia: Putting disruptive innovation to work for the Federal Government: Present and future data center network technologies for Defense

From conducting VR training to carrying out drone missions or smart warehousing applications, agencies need to process and analyze a gargantuan amount of data collected by IoT sensors, video feeds and soon 5G. This calls for agile and flexible data center infrastructure that supports elastic, cloud-native application workloads to scale up and out rapidly. After attending this webinar you'll see how disruptive data center networking technologies and good planning can create a strategic advantage for the Federal Government.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Carahsoft: Modernizing Your Most Strategic Asset: Data

For the Department of Defense, data is critical it must be accessible. The DoD is dedicated to optimizing its mission by operationalizing the power of data data sharing, visibility, accessibility, governance and protection. In this webinar we discuss: The DoD s move to the cloud and modernization efforts; How Microsoft Azure enables the DoD s cloud migration and supports tactical edge needs; The role data plays in moving to the cloud and how Veritas can help you safely move to the cloud by protecting your data and make it accessible when you need it.