Cyber Command Achieves Full Operational Capability

The Air Force Space Command Network Operations & Security Center at Peterson Air Force Base, July 20, 2010.

From the U.S. Department of Defense:  Department of Defense announced today [11/3/10] that U.S. Cyber Command has achieved full operational capability (FOC).

Achieving FOC involved U.S. Cyber Command completing a number of critical tasks to ensure it was capable of accomplishing its mission.  U.S. Cyber Command is responsible for directing activities to operate and defend DoD networks.  

“I am confident in the great service members and civilians we have here at U.S. Cyber Command.  Cyberspace is essential to our way of life and U.S. Cyber Command synchronizes our efforts in the defense of DoD networks.  We also work closely with our interagency partners to assist them in accomplishing their critical missions,” said Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of U.S. Cyber Command.  (photo: Reuters)  (via Morning Defense)

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