U.S. Cyber Command’s National Mission Force says one major measure of success will be how much relevant threat data it can supply to the FBI and DHS as part of its ventures into foreign networks.
National Guard cyber teams are helping with police networks, elections and national missions.
Only 20 percent of the Army’s cyber teams are made up of civilians. The Army is analyzing whether that’s the right ratio in an environment where every uniformed servicemember is expected to be able to deploy to combat.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Homeland Security Department says large agricultural operations face cyber threats like data theft, and even destruction of large-scale farm equipment.
USCYBERCOM’s top official says agencies understand their roles and responsibilities for cyber defense, but not how to coordinate their responses quickly.
The Army and Navy both said on Thursday that their contributions to U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force had achieved full operational capability, a year ahead of the timeline DoD set for the military services.
Last month, the Army, along with the rest of the military services, announced all of the active duty cyber teams they’re building for U.S. Cyber Command have reached their initial operating capability and are ready for offensive and defensive missions. Next in line: teams made up entirely of National Guard and Army Reserve personnel.