Tags Joint Cyber Command and Control

Cyber Command now building a warfighting platform, not just a capability architecture

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Just like the Army needs tanks and the Air Force needs planes, cyber troops need their own platforms separate from the NSA.

GAO: Cyber Command lacks metrics for assessing its weapons and platforms

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Despite some progress in maturing its architecture for guiding major purchases of platforms, U.S. Cyber Command still has not developed an outcome-based metric to support assessments of programs and staffing issues for acquisitions, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Wednesday. The Senate mandated study, titled “Defense Acquisitions: Cyber Command Needs to Develop Metrics to Assess Warfighting Capabilities,” is the second such GAO assessment of Cybercom’s Joint Cyber Warfighting…