The purpose of this strategy is to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and strengthen our cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture. It focuses on building cyber capabilities and organizations for DoD's three primary cyber missions.
Defend DoD networks, systems, and information
Defend the U.S. homeland and U.S. national interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence
Provide cyber support to military operational and contingency plans
Defend the United States and its interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence.
Defend priority DoD networks and systems against priority threats.
Provide support to Combatant Commands by generating integrated cyberspace effects in support of operational plans and contingency operations.
Provide analytic and planning support to the National Mission and Combat Mission teams.
Amid the intensified pace of international conflict in cyberspace threats, U.S. Cyber Command continually increases its Cyber Mission Forces' readiness, the director of the National Security Agency and the Central Security Service told a Senate panel. Story
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Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, the chief of U.S. Cyber Command, discussed the command's future over the next five to 10 years at West 2017, a naval conference and exposition in San Diego. Story
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