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DoD's Three Primary Cyber Missions:

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Defend DoD networks, systems, and information

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Defend the U.S. homeland and U.S. national interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence

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Provide cyber support to military operational and contingency plans

Cyber Mission Force: 133 teams by 2018

State and non-state actors threaten disruptive and destructive attacks against the United States and conduct cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property to undercut the United States' technological and military advantage. DoD must develop its cyber forces and strengthen its cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture.
  • National Mission Teams 13 teams

    Defend the United States and its interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence.

  • Cyber Protection Teams 68 teams

    Defend priority DoD networks and systems against priority threats.

  • Combat Mission Teams 27 teams

    Provide support to Combatant Commands by generating integrated cyberspace effects in support of operational plans and contingency operations.

  • Support Teams 25 teams

    Provide analytic and planning support to the National Mission and Combat Mission teams.

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"The challenges [in cyberspace] are so broad...it is going to take a true partnership between the private sector, the government and academia to address [them]."

Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander, U.S. Cyber Command and NSA Director
Nov. 20, 2014
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