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 Bluescape: The Virtual Common Operating Picture - Innovation, Collaboration and Mission Delivery

Now that the DoD has access to Secure Digital Whiteboard Software with an ATO and DISA FedRAMP sponsorship, how can this seemingly simple technology solve higher-order challenges such as communicating complex ideas visually with dispersed teams? Hear how FedDATA, Peraton, and ManTech are approaching the future of public sector problem-solving by using available solutions and techniques on complex engagements.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Unisys: Doing Cloud Right: Securing your Multi-Cloud Environment

The pandemic prompted a rush to the cloud. Fast action was critical given the rapid increase in work-from-home requirements and the need to embrace digital technologies. Establishing security in your hybrid and multi-cloud environments is especially problematic with multiple vendors or disparate architectures. It's time to address compliance, cybersecurity, data privacy and risk implications of your cloud deployment. In this webinar gain insights around how to effectively secure your multi-cloud journey and maximize your hybrid and multi-cloud investment.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PESA: Prepare for Transformational Changes to Your Video Distribution Systems (VDS) to Meet the Objectives of the Cybersecurity Executive Order

With the recent cybersecurity attacks and the recurrence of ransomware, the need for zero-trust is evident. The White House responded with a new Cybersecurity Executive Order that defines stringent mandates and will materially impact VDS solutions as it pertains to initiatives to Modernize Federal Government Cybersecurity. This webinar will walk through VDS cybersecurity best practices for zero-trust architecture and a secure cloud. Approved by CompTIA for 1 CEU.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Everbridge: Integrated Base Defense and Public Safety

Federal installations and employees are critical to mission operations. Leaders, antiterrorism officers, law enforcement personnel, and emergency managers must be able to identify relevant threats, gain context to understand importance, identify assets that could be affected, and act to mitigate risk. Join Everbridge to discuss solutions for integrated base defense and public safety, focusing on the benefits and challenges of installation resiliency: Applying real-time situational awareness and rapid actionable insights to protect interests when faced with a risk event.

Corporate Member Briefing - July 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 Sonatype: Innovation and Leadership Through the Shifting Security Landscape

Cybersecurity hygiene and software supply chain security will be under the microscope of the federal government. Join RADM Danelle Barrett, author of "Rock the Boat: Embrace Change, Encourage Innovation, and Be a Successful Leader" and Matt Howard, EVP of Sonatype, for strategies to navigate the shifting security landscape and compliant practices to secure the federal software supply chain. Learn what changes are expected from the Executive Order for Cybersecurity and why a software bill of materials is vital. The first 50 registrants will receive a FREE copy of RADM Barrett's new book!

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Rubrik: Modernization Playbook - How Leveraging Data for Strategic Advantage Lowers Costs, Improves Security, and Reduces Complexity

In this session we will look at the transformation and modernization frameworks that many organizations are putting in place. We will visit practical areas around tool and systems complexity reduction, utilizing automation first as a prescriptive component and then how to roll out a wider capability, the cost implications and decision factors of adopting hybrid cloud strategies, and some best practices on managing data across multiple logical, physical, and security domains.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Keysight Technologies, Inc.: Building Confidence on the Battlefield and Behind the Scenes: How AI helps decision makers fill in the blanks

After decades of AI advances, we have a vastly better understanding of how critical systems will react in a broad range of scenarios. In this webinar, we will explore how AI can contribute to a better understanding and performance of the technology that warfighters and commanders rely on. The discussion will also address the challenges of end-to-end testing systems that include AI components, including those that evolve once they are in production environments.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by PacStar: How to Maximize Mobility at the Network Edge with Secure Wireless

Military and civilian tactical communications programs acknowledge the critical need to improve mobility for warfighters and operators in all domains. This includes making network connectivity available anywhere in the world, on every platform, and on the move. Join us for an in-depth exploration of requirements, best practices, and state-of-the-art for tactical secure Wi-Fi providing specific examples of how defense programs can meet these requirements using cost-effective commercial, low SWaP technologies. Approved by CompTIA for 1 CEU for A+, Network+, Security+.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by REDCOM: Government-Grade Secure Voice Communications & Conferencing

When the integrity of trade secrets or national security is on the line, mass-market communications solutions won t cut it. This webinar will present two solutions that are already proven in multiple government agencies and enterprise settings. We ll discuss the REDCOM Secure Voice Gateway, an ACC-Compliant Type 1 Conferencing solution that enables seamless communication between secure and non-secure networks. Then we ll demonstrate the capabilities of REDCOM s robust Conference Manager, a powerful software application that provides complete secure conference control and monitoring.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Commvault: Remote Working in 2022: A Data Centric Approach to Modernizing Your Environment

What will remote work look like in 2022? 2020 taught us that those Federal organizations that made the move to cloud as part of their digital transformation were well served as their workforce moved to tele-work. As remote work continues to be the norm it becomes increasingly important to make intelligent data management a critical part of a digital transformation. Hear from Commvault and HPE to get firsthand insight into how to better manage and protect your remote workforce, and get the maximum value from your data.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Avaya: Ensuring Mission Success & Safety in a Dispersed Work Environment

In times of crisis, few things are more important to mission success than the ability to interconnect information, people and resources. The ability of commands to easily adapt is tied to how quickly they enable their workplace through more than just providing voice/conferencing access. Adapting to a true digital domain using UC solutions enables Situational Awareness; Cybersecurity; Automation; Digital transformation; Multi-vendor Solutions; Speed and Scalability. Hear how organizations deliver tools needed for a remote workforce for mission success.

AFCEA Small Business Roadmap to CMMC

For small businesses in the Defense Industrial Base, CMMC feels like an insurmountable hurdle.Whether you're just getting started or are on your way to compliance, get actionable steps and get your important questions answered. Register now and fill out our survey to let us know what questions you have, and what your organization needs now.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies: Fireside Chat: Data Protection for Multi-Domain Operations

The U.S. Military generates data at unprecedented rates and in various locations from data centers to the cloud to the tactical edge. The DoD needs flexibility to use aggregated data for multi-domain operations without compromising security. Get best practices on: Identifying risks and incorporating data security into an existing enterprise architecture; Protecting data in compromised environments; and more! Approved by CertNexus for 1 CEC for CyberSec First Responder and CompTIA for 1 CEU for A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, and Cloud+.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by OmniSci: Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Innovation: From Satellite to Cloud to Desktop Analytics

Join OmniSci, and space-based information providers Spire and Ursa Space, for a session highlighting innovation on making massive scale data actionable at speeds to deliver MDA and Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) capabilities. Learn how space, civil, defense, and intelligence agencies can analyze billions of historical vessel tracking data, satellite imagery, and other analytic assets to drive global maritime domain awareness including use cases like anomaly detection using OmniSci's Graphic Processing Unit (GPU)-based technology.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Corning: Secure Fiber to the Desk: The Way It Should Be

Security of our nation s sensitive information is vital to the many missions ongoing around the globe. That's why Corning continues to innovate specialized solutions to support these critical networks. In this webinar, explore how to mitigate the common challenges of intricate design, slow deployment, and complicated maintenance, all of which tend to introduce additional risks and costs. NASIC's Chief IT Engineer, David Friedhoff will also join us to provide a customer perspective, sharing how to alleviate the unique pain points and ultimate objectives of a classified network deployment.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by SpiderOak Mission Systems: Securing Mission Partner Environments (MPEs) Over Untrusted Networks And Infrastructure

Coordination among allied militaries is one of the world s oldest problems. This is where Mission Partner Environments (MPEs) come in. When successful, these involve a network that can facilitate sharing of military intelligence among coalition forces for logistics, planning and war-fighting. SpiderOak Mission Systems is pleased hold this timely discussion on the threats to MPEs, the consequences of failure, and how emerging technologies like Zero-Trust frameworks can secure the flow of information even in insecure, contested network environments.

Small Business Procurement Series networking event

Polaris, GSA s premier small business IT services GWAC and the replacement for Alliant 2 Small Business, is coming. GSA is planning to hold the scorecard competition for Polaris in the next few months. Now is the time to prep for this multi-billion dollar 10-year contract vehicle. Polaris could be the main accelerator of your company s growth over the next decade. BD Squared s Stephanie Mitchell and Brian Friel are experts in helping small businesses prep for and win best-in-class scorecard contract vehicles. They ll offer insights and provide preparation tips to help you get ready to prime or team your way to a slot on Polaris.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Thycotic: Going Beyond Password Managers

With up to 80% of cyber security breaches due to compromised credentials, more organizations than ever are prioritizing privileged account security. Global analyst firm Gartner has designated Privileged Access Management (PAM) as the #1 project for organizations for two years in a row. While password managers allow a user to save and use passwords for multiple accounts, Privileged Access Management solutions offer the visibility and control organizations need to protect sensitive data, meet regulatory requirements and manage at scale.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by Infor: Military Installations: Is Now the time for Digital Transformation?

While digital technologies are slowly being put to use on military installations, there are significant security, operational, environmental and economic benefits yet to be realized. Effectively managing the safety and maintenance of their facilities, grounds and linear assets, while reducing energy consumption and environmental impact is a big job. Join us to learn how Military Installation leaders are addressing returning to normal post-COVID; growing regulatory pressures; aging buildings; and the road to digital while cyber-attacks on the rise.

SIGNAL WEBINAR sponsored by SpiderOak Mission Systems: Mitigating Insider Threat & Risk with Zero-Trust Based Systems

Insider Threat incidents make-up roughly 30% of all cybersecurity activity in the federal government, and will likely rise with the surge in COVID-19 related telework and Pentagon directives. The Insider Threat is a User Problem that occurs when persons with authorized access to mission assets intentionally or unintentionally act in a way that negatively impacts the organization, while Insider Risk is a 'Data Problem' that occurs when information disclosure damages the well-being of an organization, its mission or partners. Moving forward Federal CISO's need solutions to both.

SIGNAL WEBINAR/AFCEA Europe Presents: The War on Big Data Is On - How To Win It in the Operational Environment

Due to data volume, variety and velocity created in operational environments, defense organizations are awash in big data. It has become nearly impossible for operators to quickly consume the latest available data and extract valuable insight. During the webinar, experts discuss: Analyzing, visualizing and integrating real-time UAV, sensor and other mission-critical data sets; Integrating Luciad technologies into C2 and C4ISR systems to support tactical capabilities; Using modular approaches for satellite imagery intelligence workflows and more!

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.