Cyber Command

  • Army’s new cyber center aims to build top-notch cyber forces, not ‘exquisite stovepipes’

    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.

  • DISA to restructure with eye toward more agility, Cyber Command

    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.

  • Fannie and Freddie, March Madness lobbying, & BRAC

    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

  • Cyber Command seeks cyber warriors

    The command hopes to attract cyber pros with special incentives, including bonuses and education benefits.

  • Military branches refine cyber roles

    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.

  • DoD hammering out cyber rules of cyberspace

    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.

  • Growing collaboration between US Cyber Command, DHS

    The outgoing chief of staff for U.S. Cyber Command said recently the military’s professional cyber corps has strong, diverse capabilities.

  • DoD Cyber Command to get new senior leaders

    Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski will take over from Rear Adm. Jan Tighe as the deputy director of operations at Cyber Command.

  • GAO: DoD cybersecurity falls short

    The Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department needs to step up its cybersecurity training.

  • Ft. Meade commander sees more growth after BRAC

    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?”