The leader of the Army’s new Cyber Center of Excellence says his job is not merely to build the cyber workforce, but to integrate that up-and-coming capability with the Army’s existing signals and intelligence disciplines.
The Defense Information Systems Agency will begin to shake up its organizational chart in significant ways beginning on Oct. 1. But officials, so far, are reluctant to discuss the details.
On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss Fannie and Freddie underwriting practices, how much colleges and universities spend on lobbying, and how BRAC is changing the area around Fort Meade. March 28, 2013
The command hopes to attract cyber pros with special incentives, including bonuses and education benefits.
Two years after U.S. Cyber Command became operational, the military services that provide its cyber forces are beginning to more tightly define their respective responsibilities in the joint cyber environment. Gen. Keith Alexander issued a memo recently giving each of the services a lead cyber role for specific geographic areas of the world.
The Joint Staff is reviewing the doctrine, which should define when the military can go on the cyber offensive. Once it is approved, Cyber Command will put out guidance and tailor its training accordingly.
The outgoing chief of staff for U.S. Cyber Command said recently the military’s professional cyber corps has strong, diverse capabilities.
Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski will take over from Rear Adm. Jan Tighe as the deputy director of operations at Cyber Command.
The Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department needs to step up its cybersecurity training.
In a column for Federal News Radio, Ft. Meade Commander Col. Dan Thomas says, ”By this fall, the official worker population of Fort Meade will have grown to more than 48,000. This is 13,000 more personnel than we had three years ago – you do the math: if BRAC growth is 5,400, who are all these other people?”