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The Defense Department announced that Cyber Command did not achieve its October 1st deadline for being fully operational.
Federal Security Spotlight examines the stand-up of the new DoD Cyber Command, to be lead by General Keith Alexander. This week, we bring you a portion of a House Armed Services Committee hearing where Alexander testified. September 30, 2010
The Defense Department\'s cyber command will become fully operational on October 1. Federal News Radio\'s Jason Miller joined DorobekINSIDER with details about how General Alexander believes DoD can overcome the lack of qualified cyber employees.
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The U.S. Cyber Command - or CYBERCOM - officially became operational in late May. But observers inside the military and out still aren\'t sure what the command is supposed to do: protect the Pentagon\'s networks, strike out at enemies, seal up civilian vulnerabilities, or some combination of all three. CYBERCOM officials insist they have no interest in taking over the security of the Internet, but Pentagon officials have floated the idea the Defense Department might start a protective program for civilian networks.
Two cyber leaders concur on importance of moving past forensics to risk mitigation.
Gen. Keith Alexander calls for the Cyber Command to have real time understanding of what\'s going on in their computer networks. He also calls for a common operational picture as a part of improving situational awareness. Alexander also says DoD is putting a lot of effort and focus on ensuring privacy and civil liberties laws and regulations are followed.
Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn\'s op-ed piece about U.S. Cyber Command.
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New Cyber Command will better integrate existing and new computer network defense capabilities. DoD right now is spread too thin to protect its 15,000 networks and 7 million computing devices. The military too often is playing catch up to cyber attacks.
WFED\'s Jason Miller reports.
Nominee says a cyber war in and of itself would not exist, but more likely would be a part of a larger military campaign.