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Cyber Command’s Budget Doubles for FY 2014

The Pentagon arm in charge of countering cyber attacks on military and civilian networks is set to receive $447 million in fiscal year 2014 funds after the House approved a spending package on Monday, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes Cyber Command received more than double its 2013 funding level of …

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US Cyber Command Adds New Appointees

The Defense Department’s U.S. Cyber Command is adding on new appointees to its organization. Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski will serve as the new deputy director of operations, replacing Rear Adm. Jan Tighe, who will become the next director of decision superiority in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. …

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US Cyber Command Fully Operational

The U.S. Cyber Command is now fully operational after months of completing essential tasks to reach its “fully operational capability” status, the Defense Department announced Nov. 3. Cyber Command completed a number of tasks to reach FOC status, including establishing a Joint Operations Center and transitioning personnel and functions from …

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Lynn Addresses Importance of U.S. Cyber Command

Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III addressed the importance of the new military establishment of the U.S. Cyber Command at a ceremony to honor the command’s top officer, Army Gen. Keith Alexander on May 21, at Fort Meade, Md. During the ceremony, Lynn explained the command is an example …

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Alexander Confirmed to Lead Cyber Command

Army Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency, is receiving praise from defense officials for his recent promotion. Senate confirmed Alexander on May 7, 2010 to lead the new U.S. Cyber Command. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said: “We are pleased that the Senate has moved …

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