The U.S. Army has included additional National Guard personnel into a task force under the service branch’s Cyber Command focused primarily on network defense, Fifth Domain reported Thursday.Read More »
Brig. Gen. William Hartman, deputy commanding general at Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber, has been appointed commander at the Cyber National Mission Force. Hartman entered the U.S. Army in 1989 and served as a military intelligence officer, an infantry and and a cyberspace officer at the service branch, the Department of Defense said Thursday.Read More »
The U.S. Marine Corps received a new task to lead a global mission to deter operations of terrorist groups in the cyberspace, Fifth Domain reported Thursday. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command leads the Joint Task Force-Ares mission, which launches cyber counter-offensive operations against the Islamic State group.Read More »
The Army Cyber Command is increasing its focus on defending facilities and infrastructures that play a vital role in military installations, Fifth Domain reported Friday. The command wants to transition cyber teams from tasks focused on threat actors, defense and incident response to responsibilities to protect industrial control systems and supervisory control and data acquisition.Read More »
Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty: Army Cyber Command Focuses on Network, Info Warfare Capability Development
Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, head of Army Cyber Command, said ARCYBER prioritizes building and maintaining critical networks and information warfare capabilities to counter agile enemies, DVIDS reported Wednesday. The Department of Defense Information Network is “the most important, the most complex, weapons system DoD employees are operating 24/7,” Fogarty said during his keynote address at the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association’s 2019 Army Signal Conference in Springfield, Va on Wednesday.Read More »
The U.S. Army plans to implement enterprise-as-a-service as the initial step towards network modernization, with possible partnerships with the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy, FCW reported Friday. Col. Jeth Rey, director of operations at the Army's Cyber Command, said at an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association event that the branch's new network approach will involve more contractor services.
The Defense Department’s digital service team has unveiled a new workspace in Augusta, Ga., to allow service personnel and civilians to work together on cyber capabilities. DoD said Thursday the Tatooine workspace marks the expansion of the Defense Digital Service’s partnership with Army Cyber Command on a pilot program that seeks to support and cultivate technical talent within ARCYBER through collaboration with DDS’ tech professionals with industry experience.Read More »