Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower Conference 2018 (AFITC)
In 2016, the AFITC returned to Montgomery, Alabama after a 4-year hiatus. This must-attend event reestablished itself as a critical intersection of Air Force IT experts, prominent IT academics, and America’s best cyber security. The Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower convention offers a full of slate events and activities, with 3 days of speakers, education/training, and an exhibitor-driven trade show that all revolves around the ways we can better defend America from cyber-attacks, advanced persistent threats, and proactively lead in this in this increasingly digital world.
In 2015, the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was hit with one of the worst data breaches in history, exposing not only personal data but also the security clearance information of nearly 22 million people. Underscoring this was a time lapse of nearly a year from the time of the initial breach until its detection.