defensive cyber

Capt. Richard Shmel, a 17A, cyberspace operations officer, participating in the 915th Cyber Warfare Battalion’s Field Training Exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training. (Photo by Steve Stover, U.S. Army)

Cybercom looking to combine and standardize defensive cyber kits; solicitation issued

Through a DIU solicitation, Cybercom will at last be standardizing the equipment for defensive cyber operations and combining it with gear for so-called hunt forward operations.
Staff Sgt. Gregory Fretz, cyber operations specialist with 178th Cyber Protection, Mississippi Army National Guard, monitors cyber attacks during Exercise Southern Strike at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, April 21, 2023. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

Army putting offensive and defensive cyber portfolios under a single office

Effective in October, the Army's program executive office for enterprise information systems will transfer its defensive cyber portfolio to the intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors office, which…
Marines with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command conduct offensive and defensive cyber operations in support of United States Cyber Command and operate, secure and defend the Marine Corps Enterprise Network. (Marine Corps photo)

Marines experimenting with defensive cyber teams for reconnaissance

II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group is experimenting with how to use its defensive cyber teams for reconnaissance.