Cyber is not just a network. We operate in a contested environment which therefore makes it critical to improve our defense systems. These key defensive positions are manned by our Soldiers, civilians and contractors who need support to maintain the immediate tactical edge and expand strategic boundaries.
Network dominance is an integral part of the cyber fight – today and tomorrow. Cyber threats demand new approaches to managing information, securing information, and ensuring our ability to operate. Cyberspace is on par with the other war-fighting domains of land, sea, air and space. It is in cyberspace that we must use our strategic vision to dominate the information environment throughout interdependencies and independent systems.
U.S. Army Cyber Command's breadth of responsibility spans the entire Army and the entire world, from the tactical edge to the strategic enterprise level or national levels. Traditional boundaries no longer exist and anonymous attacks can occur literally at near-light speed over fiber optic networks. Our enemies will attempt to deny freedom of movement on our networks and use any resources they can, from anywhere on earth, to gain an advantage.
U.S. Army Cyber Command is composed of a professional team of elite warriors defending Army networks and providing full-spectrum cyber capabilities, enabling mission command and providing our forces with a global advantage. Cyber warfighting requires impact, integration, risk, and knowing ourselves, our enemies, and the cyber terrain.
We are the Army leader in operating, maintaining, and defending the network.
|||United States Army Cyber Command directs and conducts integrated electronic warfare, information and cyberspace operations as authorized, or directed, to ensure freedom of action in and through cyberspace and the information environment, and to deny the same to our adversaries. |
U.S. Army Cyber Command members in the command's operations center at Fort Belvoir, Va. (Photo by Robert Bills)