Cyber Mission Force

Capt. Ryan Baity, (left) 33d Cyberspace Operations Squadron exercise lead, discusses cyber defense with 1st Lt. Tricia Dang, 834th COS mission element lead and Justin Connelley, 834th COS host analyst, during Cyber Coalition 2023, Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland, Nov. 30, 2023. Sixteenth Air Force was the lead representative for the U.S. at the global exercise that included NATO key allies and partners sharing and integrating cyber security tactics, techniques, and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew McGovern)

Space Force installs mission analysis team at Fort Meade to assess adding component to Cyber Command

Space Force has established a mission analysis team to inform a potential service component to U.S. Cyber Command.
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (Sept. 27, 2018) – Sailors stand watch in the Fleet Operations Center at the headquarters of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F). (U.S. Navy Photo by MC1 Samuel Souvannason/Released)

Following reforms, Navy seeing cyber mission force readiness improvements

The Navy has made several adjustments to the training and manning of its cyber mission forces for U.S. Cyber Command to address readiness concerns.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the next leader of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 20, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

A new era: Gen. Timothy Haugh takes over for Gen. Paul Nakasone at Cyber Command

Haugh is poised to take advantage of new authorities such as enhanced budget control that will allow greater maturation of the command.
A sign for the National Security Agency (NSA), US Cyber Command and Central Security Service, is seen near the visitor’s entrance to the headquarters of the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade, Maryland, February 14, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Holistic examination of the next iteration of US Cyber Command underway

Officials are conducting a top-to-bottom review with an eye toward Cybercom 2.0.
Cyber warfare operators assigned to the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron of the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard configure a threat intelligence feed for daily watch in the Hunter’s Den at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., Dec. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

Air Force cyber wing looking for new ways to recruit, keep top talent

The service is on the hook to provide six more teams to the cyber mission force.