February 06 - February 08, 2018

The premier Sea Service conference and exposition on the West Coast that brings military, government and industry leaders together. 

  • Visit us at booth #1249 in the expo hall
  • Wednesday, February 7th F5 Tech Day in meeting room 29A – CPE credits the (ISC)2 for each hour of attendance!

Please join F5 Networks for a day of knowledge sharing, training and Tech Talks during AFCEA West 2018! We are pleased to have the Microsoft Azure team help us kick off the Tech Day with a presentation on the Microsoft Cloud and how to meet SCCA/VDSS Requirements in Azure. 

We will have a broad range of informative presentations where you will hear from dynamic speakers on cutting edge technological industry trends within the DoD like Privileged User Access and Multi-Cloud. Also, be sure to join the Capture the Flag session, where you will gain real time hands on experience on how to protect your critical Apps and network devices like a pro!


F5 AFCEA West Tech Day Agenda:

Breakfast and Registration - 9:00am - 9:30am

F5 & Microsoft Azure Government:

Meeting SCCA/VDSS Requirements - 9:30am – 10:45pm  

Thomas Stanley, Microsoft Solutions Architect, F5 Networks

Jason Henderson, Cloud Architect, Microsoft

Kyle Hoyer, Cloud Architect, Microsoft

Join F5 and Microsoft as we discuss the challenges of DoD cloud adoption and examine exciting solutions to meeting complex requirements of the Secure Cloud Computing Architecture. Specific areas we will explore are:

  • CAP/SCCA/VDSS Requirements
  • The status of Azure Government and the programs in place to use it
  • How F5’s Virtual Data Security Stack helps you meet the SCCA Mandates
  • Live Demo of deploying a VDSS into Azure Government Cloud
  • In depth overview of a POC for a shared VDSS model for Cyber security Service Provider organizations
  • Solutions for a virtual, scalable way to meet O365 CAP/VDSS demands using Azure and F5

Privileged User Access Tech Talk - 11:00am – 12:00pm 

Bill Church, Principle Security Engineer, F5 Networks

Are your Network Administrators Using Strong Authentication? The DoD Cybersecurity Discipline Implementation Plan's top priority line of effort is Strong Authentication for Privileged Users. In this Tech Talk you will learn how your routers, switches, secure telephony administration interfaces, firewall, IDS/IPS, DLP administration interfaces, storage array interfaces, VDI, and more, can all be CAC Authenticated into using a Privilege Access Work Group Solution. 

Lunch - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Multi-Cloud Tech Talk– 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Paul Simmons, Systems Engineer, F5 Networks

Join F5 Networks for a Tech Talk covering the many use cases for F5 in the Cloud. Specific points we will explore are:

  • The State of Cloud in DoD
  • DoD requirements for the Secure Cloud Computing Architecture
  • DoD/F5 Cloud use cases
  • Cloud service providers, templates, and payment options for F5
  • F5 solutions for Office 365
  • Introduction to F5 Application Connector

Capture the Flag – 1:45pm – 4:45pm

Pwn like a Hacker - Protect like a Pro: Capture The Flag Contest

Peter Scheffler, Senior Systems Engineer Specialist, F5 Networks 

Gain hands on experience with Metasploit and other common hacker tools and see how they’re used in attacks against applications today. Then use these new skills hacking sample sites and then learning how to defend against those same attacks in a Capture The Flag contests against other students.

AFCEA UNSI West 2018 Reception - Sponsored by Carahsoft - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Please join us at the Carashosft networking reception at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Bayside Pavilion on Wednesday, February 7th for food, drinks, live music and networking. 


Register and attend these sessions to earn one CPE credit hour through (ISC)for each hour of training attended.

San Diego Convention Center

San Diego , CA