Commission to recommend hiring more cyber warriors to bolster cyber security in U.S. military trusted computing

Jan. 14, 2020
Cyber Command has described persistent engagement, a means of constantly contesting adversary behavior in cyberspace before it can be disruptive.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission, a bipartisan organization created in 2019 to develop a multipronged U.S. cyber strategy, will recommend the Department of Defense add more cyber warriors to its forces, the group’s co-chair says. Fifth Domain reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

14 Jan. 2020 -- The cyber mission force was established in 2013 and includes 133 teams and roughly 6,200 individuals from across the services that feed up to U.S. Cyber Command.

These forces reached a staffing milestone known as full operational capability in May 2018, however, some on the commission believe the cyber security landscape has changed so that the force needs to adapt as well.

In a final report that’s expected in the coming months, the solarium will recommend adding more cyber warriors to help bolster the military's trusted-computing experts.

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