Report: Cybercom Leaders Approve DoD Information Network Defense Plan

cyberDefense 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 Department Information Networks operations and Defensive Cyber Operations-Internal Defensive Measures” has been approved by Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn and Adm. Michael Rogers, respective heads of the Defense Information Systems Agency and Cybercom.

“We can say that our adversaries in cyberspace … attempt to disrupt our operations… they want to steal our information… they want to gain access into our networks for follow-on operations,” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick Daniel, JFHQ-DoDIN deputy director for strategy and plans.

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