Vienna, VA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013
1105 Media, Inc. announced this month that Kevin McCaney was named as Editor in Chief of Defense Systems.
Defense Systems, an 1105 Public Sector Media Group brand, is the resource of choice for the defense IT community, helping to facilitate an understanding of how networked technologies are being used across services, commands, agencies and programs to better enable the warfighter.
“DOD has been at the forefront of many of the most significant IT developments, from the Internet and GPS to new work in robotics and mobile ad-hoc networks,” said McCaney. “In joining Defense Systems, I look forward to reporting on the latest advances, both on the back end of networks and in the battlefield, as well as on the business of defense technology.”
McCaney started his career in journalism working as a reporter, photographer and editor in Pennsylvania before coming to Washington, D.C. as the features editor of Ottaway News Service. Prior to joining Defense Systems, Kevin spent 15 years with GCN (sister publication of Defense Systems) in a variety of roles, including managing editor and, most recently, editor at large.
“Kevin brings years of experience in writing about the government’s use of technology,” said Anne Armstrong, Chief Content Officer of 1105 Public Sector Media Group. “Nothing is more important today than getting the right information at the right time to the right person. We believe Kevin has the special blend of skills to provide insight, perspective and objectivity to the readers who depend on Defense Systems for the coverage of DOD’s forces and systems that support them.”
About Defense Systems
Defense Systems, an 1105 Public Sector Media Group brand, delivers independent insight, analysis and perspective for those in the defense IT world who develop, acquire and manage network-based technologies that facilitate situational awareness and enterprise agility. Editorial coverage includes communications, cyber defense, tactical IT, enterprise systems, satellites and GEOINT, sensors, UAS and mobile.
About 1105 Public Sector Media Group
1105 Public Sector Media Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to the Government IT and Education IT (FED/SLED) sectors. Content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services.