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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone Takes Charge of Army Cyber Command

Lt. Gen Paul Nakasone, formerly commander of the U.S. Cyber Command’s cyber national mission force, has assumed new duties as head of the U.S. Army Cyber Command and 2nd Army. He succeeds Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, who will transition to the role of director at the Army’s Office of Business Transformation, the service branch …

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Ashton Carter, Defense Innovation Board Members Discuss Interim Recommendations for DoD

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and members of the Defense Innovation Board have discussed 11 interim recommendations to the Defense Department during DIB’s first public meeting held Wednesday at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Carter established the 15-member independent advisory board to recommend strategies for defense officials to manage processes …

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Report: Cybercom Leaders Approve DoD Information Network Defense Plan

Defense Department cyber forces have developed a document to establish a strategic vision for U.S. Cyber Command and its cyber mission force to reach initial operational capability in one of three core mission sets, C4ISRNET reported Friday. Mark Pomerlau writes the document titled “Joint Force Headquarters-DOD Information Networks Support Plan for Defense …

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Pentagon Eyes ‘Combatant Command’ Designation for Cybercom

Top Defense Department officials are considering a proposal that would allow the U.S. Cyber Command to function as a unified combatant command as the military increases its use of cyberspace as a warfighting domain, Military Times reported Tuesday. Andrew Tilghman writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will make the final decision on whether to elevate the …

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