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.
Maryland National Guard cyberwarriors are supporting their Estonian counterparts during Exercise Hedgehog 2018, also known locally and by NATO as Exercise Siil 2018. Story
Defense Department Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy's remarks at a Cyber Operations Symposium to members of the DoD information technology community stressed the importance of being mission focused and innovative. Story
All 133 of U.S. Cyber Command’s cyber mission force teams achieved full operational capability, Cybercom officials announced. Story
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