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David Kovach

Dave Kovach

Col. Dave Kovach (Ret.) has served as Telos Corporation’s director of identity management and secure networks business development since 2005. Prior to his work with Telos, Col. Kovach served a 34-year career in the US Air Force. He earned a B.S. and commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1975 and worked in the communications-computer systems field his entire career, serving in positions at every level of operation. He commanded communications units six times in his career, from a remote detachment to two communications group command assignments. He has served in joint-service units, on the Air Staff, at the Air Force Military Personnel Center, and three times in combat communications units.

As the theater Director of Communications, Col. Kovach played a key leadership role in architecting and constructing the US Central Command Air Forces Combined Air Operations Center in Saudi Arabia, and led the deployment of communications personnel to 25 locations in the Persian Gulf region during Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM.

In his final assignment, Col. Kovach commanded the AF Communications Agency at Scott Air Force Base. As commander, he oversaw the efforts of 700 military, Air Force civilian and DoD contractor personnel that provided Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance capabilities to a communications network enterprise of 700,000 clients. Col. Kovach was inducted into Air Force Cyberspace Operations and Support Hall of Fame in 2014.

Coming Up: A New and Exciting Alamo AFCEA Gathering

David Kovach
October 23, 2014

Looking Forward to San Antonio’s Alamo AFCEA Conference and Expo. We’ll see you next week, October 27-30, at the Telos Booth – #30/31

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Looking Forward to the Rocky Mountain AFCEA Chapter’s Cyberspace Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO

David Kovach
February 3, 2014

This week the 16th annual Cyberspace Symposium will convene in Colorado Springs, and expects some 1300 attendees among its communities of interest, USG/DoD, corporate sponsors and exhibitors. This three-day event will host nationally recognized industry and government keynote speakers and interactive panel discussions addressing the critical technology and security issues facing our nation.

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Looking Forward to San Antonio’s Alamo AFCEA Conference and Expo

David Kovach
November 13, 2013

We’ll see you next week, November 18-21 at Booth 30/31.

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The Migration to Mobility and Cloud Computing – A USG/DoD Flight Plan

David Kovach
October 17, 2012

At an AFCEA technical conference earlier this year, various senior DoD officials commented on mobility and cloud computing adoption. The following excerpts summarize their comments and illustrate the nexus of opportunity and resistance.

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The Migration to Mobility and Cloud Computing – The Evolution of Client Computing

David Kovach
October 16, 2012

Since late 2011, federal agencies have received new mandates to revamp their previously decentralized, PC-based client computing infrastructures to embrace secure client computing delivery models. This reality affords an opportunity for industry to assist the government in mobility and cloud adoption.

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