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  • NSA Releases Guidance on Securing Unified Communications and Voice and Video over IP Systems

    NSA released a Cybersecurity Technical Report today that provides best practices and mitigations for securing Unified Communications (UC) and Voice and Video over IP (VVoIP) call-processing systems. The comprehensive report, “Deploying Secure Unified Communications/Voice and Video over IP Systems,” also describes potential risks to UC/VVoIP systems that aren’t properly secured.
  • 361st ISRG hosts 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) commander

    Airmen from the 361st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group had the opportunity to host U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh, 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) commander, on his visit April 9, 2021 to Hurlburt Field, Florida. Haugh observed how Airmen from multiple units come together to organize, train and equip with timely,
  • USAF Officer’s Passion Rooted Life-Long Values

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California -- As the night sky blankets overhead, the lights come on. The loud roaring sound of two sides trying to best each other can be heard from a distance. And for a brief moment, anxiety riddles and rattles through the bodies of each team until the opening kickoff sails down field. After that, it comes down to which
  • 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) partnerships create an ecosystem for collaboration and innovation

    Lt. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh, 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) commander, met with government, academia, and industry partners to witness innovation aimed to protect our nation’s cybersecurity during a visit to the University of Texas San Antonio’s National Security Collaboration Center, May 20.The 16th Air Force is one of more than 60 partners
  • Dual-military couple provides mutual support through unique challenges

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathan Patterson and U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Patterson knew within the early stages of their respective careers that military service was the right fit for them. The couple joined their respective branches about a decade apart, when the military saw a drastic change in policy toward members of the LGBTQ community. 
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • Open TRICARE For Life Handbook to learn how Medicare, TRICARE work together

    Will you be turning age 65 soon? Or are you already eligible for Medicare? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you should check out the TRICARE For Life Handbook.
  • How one tower helps support Beale’s intel community

    Cooperation is innately difficult for humans, whether that be two siblings agreeing on a TV show to watch or a group of people deciding on a creative endeavor. This is no different in the U.S. Air Force—cooperation is key to success but difficult to manage. One of Beale’s tenant units, the 548th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group (ISRG), manages this very well, integrating so much of what they do with other missions here. An example of this was the recent implementation of a new Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) asset.
  • 480th ISRW combats suicide ideation with knowledge

    Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing is looking toward the light at the end of the tunnel. The Wing’s Airman Resiliency Team has taken several approaches to enhance the lives of the individuals in the unit. Mental health has played a unique role in the Airmen’s lives; coupled with
  • Air Force readdresses women’s hair standard after feedback

    The change addresses feedback received since the previous guidance was originally published. Specifically, women voiced concerns over difficulty related to securing hair in a manner that does not extend beyond the head.