Monday, June 15, 2009

New DoD Cyber Command Will Focus on .MIL Domain

William Jackson and Doug Beizer write on

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has not yet made a final decision about establishing a new major command in charge of cyber defense, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn said today.

A crowd of several hundred government, industry and academic officials gathered today at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington hoping to hear an announcement about the new command, which will coordinate efforts across the services to defend the newly recognized cyber domain.

However, Lynn said that “as of today, Secretary [Robert] Gates has not made a decision on this. The secretary is evaluating proposals,” and the joint staff is still ironing out details of how the organization will work and what the chain of command will be.

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