Is a Cyber Force Next? Lawmakers Want Independent Study

Members of the House Armed Services Committee are pressing for an independent study on whether the U.S. should stand up a separate military service focused on cyber. The measure, included in the House draft of the 2025 National Defense Authorization bill last week mirrors a ...

New Report: U.S. Should Stand Up a 10,000-Man Cyber Force

A new report calls on Congress to create a stand-alone military Cyber Force to Lead the Pentagon’s cyber capabilities, and an influential lawmaker endorsed the idea this week. Report authors retired Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery and Dr. Erica Lonergan from Columbia University's School of International and ...

Haugh Becomes First Airman to Take Command at CYBERCOM

Airmen took command of two major defense intelligence organizations Feb. 2, as Gen. Timothy D. Haugh succeeded Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone as head of U.S. Cyber Command, and Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Kruse became director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Haugh is the first Airman to ...

Cyber Bosses Seek to Exploit Full Capacity of Joint Force

Growing threats in the cyber realm have senior military and defense officials increasingly pressing to integrate the joint force across domains and combatant commands. Speaking at AFA’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference, leaders emphasized the need to be ready before future crises strike. 

Air Force CyberWorx

Since 2016, Air Force CyberWorx has led almost 70 major events incorporating the expertise of approximately 450 industry leaders to solve some of our most complex problems. AF CyberWorx works closely with Catalyst Campus to recruit industry and academia for...

For Space Systems, Cybersecurity = Systems Engineering

When it comes to cybersecurity in space organizations, everyone has heard the statement, “Bake it in, don’t bolt it on.” The real question is, “How?” There’s a straightforward answer: good cybersecurity = good systems engineering. For starters, cybersecurity artifacts = systems engineering...