Vice President and Brent Scowcroft Center Director Barry Pavel and Cyber Statecraft Initiative Nonresident Senior Fellow Jason Healey write for Defense News on Cyber Command’s growing pains: 

US Cyber Command recently celebrated its fifth year as the nation’s premier military cyber headquarters.

In the wake of its birthday party, let’s agree to act like we normally would about a 5-year-old. Let’s coo over how smart it is and how much it can do for itself. We should also congratulate its parents for having raised such a strapping young command.

But Cyber Command still acts like any 5-year old: It likes to keep secrets and hit things, and its attention wanders. It still says “mine!” more than it should. And it blatantly favors one of its parents (the Pentagon) over the other (Strategic Command).

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