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!

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

Katie Arrington, CISO for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, will share some thoughts on CMMC's role as a component of a broader supply chain risk management strategy.

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

CMMC preparations take longer than suppliers expect. Although timelines have been adjusted because of COVID-19, recent U.S. Defense Department updates indicate the first pilot contract RFPs that include CMMC requirements are expected in Q1FY21. This AFCEA webinar series focuses on updates of the current status of CMMC implementation from Katie Arrington, CISO for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, and 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, will give an update on concerns and opportunities for small businesses under CMMC.

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.

AFCEA Intelligence Committee Web Channel: Issues in Quantum Computing and Security

A panel of industry experts will discuss recent developments in quantum computing and the use of quantum effects to improve security. Moderator: Lewis Shepherd, senior director, research and emerging technologies strategy, VMware.

SIGNAL WEBINAR: TechNet Cyber Webinar Channel - DISA's Role in Warfighting

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

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Samsung: Tactical Communications for the Next Generation Missions

The evolution of tactical communications has rapidly diversified thanks to the incredible technology advances of the last decade. To make informed decisions and achieve their objective, tactical teams and special operators now require the ability to quickly and securely process and share mission data from multiple sources and locations in real-time from a mobile device. But it isn't just the devices that need to evolve to meet this acceleration, it's also the missions in which mobile solutions must now play a vital role.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Infor: Prepare for CMMC: Get practical insight from software and security experts

Recent Department of Defense updates regarding the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) indicate that the first pilot contract RFPs including CMMC requirements are expected in Q1FY21. Our experts will share what leading-edge suppliers are doing now with cloud-based software solutions and security assessment services to become CMMC compliant. One thing is for sure: CMMC preparations take a lot longer than defense suppliers think. Find out why and what you can do to accelerate your own CMMC readiness.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by SUSE: What lies beneath business continuity? Here's the secret to Non-Stop IT

Recent events have taught us that mission critical infrastructure stability is more important than ever as applications and continuity is only as reliable as the underlying infrastructure. It keeps organizations running, citizens connected, and stakeholders engaged. In uncertain times, you simply cannot afford to have your critical systems go down or lose access to data. The costs of system downtime are not only measured financially, but also in terms of health, safety, and even lives. Join us to learn why SUSE is the right choice to help you achieve Non-Stop IT.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Trusted Systems, Inc.: Filling in the Missing Link in Zero Trust

The ongoing pandemic lockdown has created an urgent need to enable classified connectivity from homes. The Cybersecurity Community has emphasized a ZERO TRUST architecture applied to cloud-based data. VDI based solutions render trust to the user, but without the verify. That is the missing link. Fortunately, there are safe-based, self-controlled and inconspicuous solutions tailored to in-home use. When coupled with desktop biometrics and remote monitoring, a seamless, compliant package results that puts the verify into teleworking equal to, if not better than at the office.

SIGNAL WEBINAR/AFCEA Europe Presents: No Plan Survives the Battlefield: Adjusting Mission-Critical Strategies and Tactics with Real-Time Data

Planning a military operation is a detail-oriented process that is critical to mission success and ensuring the safety of everyone involved. It requires analyzing historical data, assessing multiple risk factors and simulating numerous scenarios. This webinar will explore how geographic data, military symbology, 3D models, virtual reality and simulation can aid in mission planning, while real-time data from the battlefield, drones and weather can be leveraged to update and adjust plans during mission execution.

AFCEA Small Business Webinar: GovCon Law

Is your proposal really a contract? What are the implications of protesting? What are your legal rights during the acquisition process? What do you need to know about regulatory compliance? In this member-exclusive AFCEA webinar, our panel of industry experts will answer your general GovCon legal questions! We want you to be part of the conversation.

AFCEA Intelligence Committee Web Channel: 5G and Cloud Convergence

Panelists will examine the most pressing 5G and cloud issues impacting national security, including supply chain security, U.S. leadership concerns, OpenRAN and 5G national security use cases. Dr. Charles Clancy, senior vice president, general manager, MITRE Labs, Chief Futurist, will moderate the discussion.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Sonatype: An Imminent Need to Secure the Federal Software Supply Chain

Government agencies are increasingly embracing the concept of DevOps with the DoD paving the way. Enter open source development practices powering DevOps powering federal software supply chains more and more. Open source components allow agencies to save time and money, and in many cases improve quality. We're in the middle of a paradigm shift in how the federal government develops software and addresses the security issues, and there is an imminent need to secure the federal software supply chain.

TechNet Augusta/SIGNAL Media Present: Army Cyber and Electromagnetic Warfare Operators ISO 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.

The Case for Better National Emergency Planning

In a recently published AFCEA CyberSecurity Committee white paper, a joint committee team comprising intel and private sector members examined the effectiveness of National Security Emergency Program (NSEP) planning through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors interviewed experts in the field and discovered that DHS had prepared and updated its pandemic resource plans numerous times, including highly useful recommendations calling for coordination at the state, local and international levels. This event is free to military, government and AFCEA members.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Cisco: Enterprise Private 5G

Cisco fields a carrier-grade Mobile Network Operator (MNO) solution tailored to accommodate enterprise use cases found in private and public-sector environments. Cisco s 5G capabilities span technology from our Enterprise, Cloud, Data Center, Service Provider, Cybersecurity, and Mobility businesses. The solution can be fully automated, virtualized and cloud native. Ultimate flexibility is provided through software-defined vRAN support, IP transport network, Ultra Packet Core (UPC), Management and Orchestration (MANO), and Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) for Security.

SIGNAL WEBINAR: Veeam & Data Integrity- Recovering from Ransomware & Other Destructive Events

Need to ensure that your agency is safe from ransomware? Facing a Command Cyber Readiness inspection or FISMA audit without a way to prove you could fully recover from a ransomware event? Join Veeam for this technical deep-dive and learn how to: Harden your backup infrastructure against malware; Use immutable backup storage to lock ransomware out of backups; Restore from backups with complete confidence you're not restoring malware back into your environment; Use proactive alerting to make your backups an early warning system for ransomware

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Forcepoint: Blueprint for the Future of Cloud Multi Domain Operations

Work-from-home has become the "new normal" and pose unique challenges for those whose jobs require a higher level of security and sensitive data access. Cross Domain Solutions enable agencies to fortify and manage multi-network environments, reduce risk and provide access to mission critical data no matter where personal are located. Cross Domain Solutions embed security and leverage automation to facilitate end-user collaboration, reduce mission errors, and enable quicker decision making. Moving those capabilities to the cloud speeds deployment and reduces infrastructure costs.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Splunk: Making Security Operations Centers More Effective with Automation

Today s Defense and Intelligence agencies produce so much data that it s impossible for humans to triage every alert or complete all tickets within SLA. During this session, we ll discuss real use cases on how agencies are successfully using automation to: Work smarter by automating repetitive tasks allowing teams to better focus on mission-critical decisions; Respond faster with automated investigations and playbooks that execute at machine speed; Strengthen their defenses by integrating their infrastructure so each part is actively participating in the strategy.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Bright Apps: Real Talk About AI to Solve Real World Problems

The Bright Apps LLC CEO presents real talk about AI and how they have helped businesses solve problems, free up manpower, and reduce costs with AI digital assistants. Understanding the strengths and limitations of AI creates better consumers of this current and next-generation technology revolutionizing surprising areas of our lives. Come and chat with Bright Apps about what sets them apart and how they have successfully used narrow AI to help businesses solve real world problems.

AFCEA Intelligence Committee Web Channel: Intelligence Analysis Tradecraft in an Open and Rapid World

Session one in a three-part webinar series brought to you by The AFCEA Intelligence Committee. A panel of public and private sector experts will explore analytic sourcing, structured analytic thinking, and security policy to capture how enduring analytic universals are evolving as data and technology progress.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: Deploy Your Future Tactical Network Now

Defense organizations are planning to implement an unprecedented array of technologies to ensure they maintain C5ISR overmatch integrated into tactical networks from the dismounted soldier all the way to the enterprise. These technologies enable mobility, autonomy, sensor integration, cyber defense, cloud access and resilient communications in limited environments. This webinar will detail key technologies that enable you to deploy and manage new, high performance, secure, tactical network infrastructure that is ready for the incorporation of advanced capabilities.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Insperity: Leading A Technology Organization Through Uncertain Times

Insperity s Vice President of Product Innovation, David Burnley, will share experiences, lessons learned and best practices for leading a technology organization during times of uncertainty. In this session, we will take a deeper dive into the risks and opportunities associated with: Sourcing high-end technical talent; Hiring and retaining the right talent; Building self-organizing and self-correcting high performing teams and more.