SIGNAL Innovation Showcase

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More than 55 proposals were submitted for the opportunity to present an innovative solution that address current Defense Department challenges in these areas:

  • Big Data
  • Identity Management and Security
  • Unified Capabilities
  • Mobility
  • Service Delivery to the Desktop (e.g., SaaS, etc.)

Eleven solutions will be presented on the exhibit hall floor at the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium on May 15-16. Presenters will have 20 minutes to brief their abstracts and 10 minutes to field questions from attendees. Robert K. Ackerman, editor-in-chief, SIGNAL Media, will facilitate the session.

View the complete list of all submitted abstracts for the SIGNAL Innovation Theater.

Presentation Schedule

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Wireless Monitoring with Orb-weaver and Flying Fox

Brandon Enochs
Naval Research Laboratory


2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Securing Mobile Technologies in the Battlefield

Charlie Stone
VP Federal Business


3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

A DevOps Strategy for Defensive Cyber Operations

Ed Sealing
Chief Executive Officer
Sealing Technologies, Inc.


4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Data Centric Cyber Security

Dr. Idriss Mekrez
Chief Technology Officer


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Achieving Instant Situational Awareness in Secure Command and Control Environments

Jillian Little
Vice President, Federal Solutions
Thinklogical, A Belden Brand


9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Taking the Distance Out of Big Data Transport and Access

Manoj Bhatia
President and Chief Information Officer
Network Runners, Inc. (NRI)


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Automate and Defend: What Agencies Need to Know to Win the Cyber War

Vaishali Ghiya
Field CTO, Security World Wide Sales
Juniper Networks


11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Securing the Enterprise in an Expeditionary Environment

Toan Do
Director of National Security Programs
Red Hat


1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Sharpen Cyber Defenses with AI and Machine Learning

Rajiv Shah
Senior Data Scientist


2:15 PM – 2:45 PM

A Behind-the-Headlines Look at Cyber-Attacks on a Military Control System

Charlene Mowery
Global Cybersecurity Thought Leader & Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Ultra Electronics, 3eTI


3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Advanced Cyber Threat Detection

Traviss Green
Client Executive, OSD/JFHQ DoDIN/DISA
McAfee, LLC

Christie Karrels
Senior Solutions Engineer
McAfee, LLC


Click here to see all abstracts submitted for the SIGNAL Innovation Theatre.