Frank Konieczny

Air Force
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Karen White, center, 60th Maintenance Squadron avionics flight chief, center, shows Col. Jeff Nelson, left, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Derek Crowder, right, 60th AMW command chief, images on her phone of C-17 Globemaster III maintenance equipment Nov. 1, 2019, during a Leadership Rounds visit at Travis Air Force Base, California. (U.S. Air Force / Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman)

Air Force and DISA working to secure off-the-shelf phones with specialized cases

The cases could allow military personnel to keep their phones with them in secure facilities that usually shun mobile devices, while helping to secure their communications when…
Frank Konieczny, Air Force
Frank Konieczny speaks April 25, 2019, at the Security Through Innovation Summit presented by McAfee and produced by FedScoop and CyberScoop. (Scoop News Group)

Air Force bases embrace 5G to keep up with their planes

At a General Services Administration symposium, military and civilian agencies alike touted the new tech. GSA also launched a 5G customer experience campaign.
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Patrick Doherty, 19th Air Force commander, uses a virtual reality training device at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 7, 2019. Doherty met with Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Squadron’s innovation flight and was shown numerous innovations and integrated modern technologies within the training squadron focusing not only on student instruction but instructor development as well. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristine M. Gruwell)

Air Force launches S&T strategy led by new CTO position

"This strategy isn’t just a list of technologies. Our approach will be to predict where adversaries cannot easily go and make sure the Air Force gets there…