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.
Air Force, Army and Navy cyber technicians honed their skills during realistic scenarios at Exercise Patriot Warrior at Fort McCoy, Wis. Story
Russia and other malign actors continue to try to subvert American elections, and the Department of Homeland Security, law enforcement agencies and the intelligence community are working together to prevent foreign interference in the mid-term elections, officials said at the White House. Story
More than 400 eyes stare at a sea of laptops in a series of rooms at Joint Base Cape Cod, Mass. These eyes belong to the participants of Cyber Yankee 2018, an exercise in which National Guard cyber units and civilian agencies train to react and defend some of the area’s critical networks against domestic cyberattacks. Story
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