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2013-12-16 16:20:20

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the success of the 2013 Emerging Technologies Symposium held this past June, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Washington, D.C. Chapter (AFCEA DC) recently appointed the 2014 Co-Chairs of the Defense & Security Emerging Technologies Working Group - charged with continuing the organization's efforts to foster collaboration between the public and private sector, while creating an ethical forum...

2013-12-16 16:20:06

Region's experts offer complementary insights about change and the importance of coalitions. HONOLULU, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent U.S. strategic pivot toward the Pacific has placed that region at the forefront of change in the military. Where in the recent past activities in the area of responsibility (AOR) for the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) defined military needs, now the requirements for the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) are emerging as the leading edge...

2013-12-12 16:26:33

Science-based nanosystems could lead to the creation of fundamentally new services and devices. FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists working on a nanotechnology initiative that involves more than two dozen government agencies say that tiny is poised to be the titan of future technologies. The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), which also is engaging industry, academic partners and international participants, aims at moving discoveries from the...

2013-11-19 12:21:53

AFCEA International Hosts Experts from the European Union, NATO, Law Enforcement and Defense to Examine How to Leverage Intelligence Assets. BRUSSELS, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New intelligence approaches and capabilities are required to meet Europe's collective security needs. To address these challenges, AFCEA Intelligence is hosting the second Global Intelligence Forum on December 10-11, 2013, at Le Plaza Hotel in Brussels, Belgium. The program brings together speakers from...

2013-11-18 16:20:19

SIGNAL Media Resource Library Adds White Papers on IT Security, Big Data and Interoperability FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information technology security, big data analysis and interoperability are three of the hottest topics today, particularly in light of questions about how much personal information government agencies are collecting and how they are sharing it. Subject matter experts share their insights and solutions concerning these matters in...

2013-10-28 08:20:24

Gambhir to Serve as Corporate CTO RESTON, Va., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced Dr. S. Gulu Gambhir will serve as Corporate chief technology officer (CTO), effective immediately. Gambhir was previously the National Security Sector (NSS) CTO and acting Leidos CTO. Gambhir will lead the corporate Office of Technology while continuing his sector-level responsibilities. He will work with line...

2013-10-21 16:24:47

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cell phones and social networks can endanger corporate security when organizations fail to train employees, establish policies and enforce safe surfing. For example, a financial adviser could innocently open a Facebook page that inadvertently accesses and installs a malicious Facebook application on his tablet. Malware contained in the application could enable external access to his email account, and a hacker could grab...

2013-10-01 12:20:38

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International is pleased to announce the appointment of LTG John R. (Bob) Wood, USA (Ret.), as Executive Vice President for Defense. In this capacity, General Wood will be responsible for engagement within the defense, government, military, industry and academic communities. He will develop and organize AFCEA events and work closely with the DoD to ensure event compliance with ethics rules. He also will oversee the AFCEA...

2013-09-30 16:20:16

AFCEA International and its Chapters promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month through Webinars, Events and Radio Shows FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA is honored to join the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect.(TM) Campaign's National Network and recognize this October's National Cyber Security Awareness Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130410/DC92618LOGO) Stop.Think.Connect. is an awareness effort...

2013-09-27 16:20:28

September 25 Ceremony Recognizes GEN Keith Alexander, GEN Dennis Via, Minister H.E. Vlastimil Picek, and Randall Cieslak FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International is pleased to announce the presentation of its most prestigious awards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130927/DC88022-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130927/DC88022-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130927/DC88022-c) (Photo:...