Department of Defense Reveals New Cyber Strategy

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Mike Lennon

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Thursday unveiled its latest cyber strategy, described as a way to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and strengthen its cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture.

Department of Defense Cyber Strategy

Speaking at Stanford University on Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter discussed the new strategy, which focuses on building cyber capabilities and organizations for DoD’s three cyber missions:

• Defend DoD networks, systems, and information

• Defend the United States and its interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence

• Provide integrated cyber capabilities to support military operations and contingency plans.

The strategy set five strategic goals and established specific objectives for the DoD to achieve over the next five years and beyond, the DoD said.

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