At Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base earlier this month, U.S. Cyber Command wrapped up its biggest exercise of the year. Among other things, CYBERFLAG is designed to test out the military forces’ ability to keep fighting when an adversary is attacking their networks, and to link up cyber forces with the more traditional air, sea, land and space domains. Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday is Cyber Command’s director for exercises and training. He talked with Jared Serbu about CYBERFLAG.
Later in the program, we’ll hear from David Berteau, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the new assistant secretary of Defense for logistics and materiel readiness. For now, he’s a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He talks with us about his recent contribution to the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations’ request for ideas on defense acquisition reform. The subcommittee published a compendium of those essays in October