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Vice Adm. Jan Tighe Becomes 66th Navy Intell Director

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, former commander of the Fleet Cyber Command and 10th fleet at the U.S. Navy, assumed the roles of director of naval intelligence and deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare. She took over the posts from Vice Adm. Ted “Twig” Branch, who has retired after a 37-year military career, …

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Brig. Gen. Charles Moore: Cyber Mission Force to Challenge Adversaries’ Operations

Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Moore Jr. — Joint Staff deputy director of global operations — has said the Defense Department built its Cyber Mission Force to challenge adversaries’ cyberspace freedom and defend military information networks against threats, DoD News reported Wednesday. Jim Garamone writes Moore told the House Armed Services Committee that efforts to develop the …

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Michael Rogers: Cyber Guard Exercise to Teach Defense/Economic Sectors About Cyber Strategies

The Joint Chiefs of Staff-hosted Cyber Guard exercise has discussed lessons on possible cyber threat scenarios and response strategies, DoD News reported Saturday. Karen Parrish writes approximately 800 representatives from 100 organizations including the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration and FBI participated in the nine-day event. “I believe it’s our ability …

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Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty Named Cybercom Chief of Staff

Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon in Georgia, has been named chief of staff for the U.S. Cyber Command, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. Fogarty was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the military intelligence branch in May 1983. …

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Rear Adm. Michael Gilday Nominated to Lead Fleet Cyber Command

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Michael Gilday, current director of operations at the U.S. Cyber Command, has been nominated to serve as commander of the military branch’s Fleet Cyber Command that operates as the Tenth Fleet. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday that President Barack Obama hass also endorsed Gilday for promotion to the rank of vice admiral. If confirmed …

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