Accession Number:

AD1107331

Title:

Air Force mission defense teams : not your grandparents communications

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Air War College Maxwell AFB United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2019-02-27

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Air Force core mission areas are vulnerable to nefarious cyber activities and senior Air Force leadership has impressed upon the Air Force to rapidly strengthen organic defensive cyber operations at the base level. Adversaries have proven to deny, degrade and disrupt Air Force weapon systems that enable 1 air and space superiority 2 intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance 3 rapid global mobility 4 global strike and 5 command and control. What organic defensive cyber capability do base level communications unit have to guarantee mission assurance This paper examines the effectiveness of Air Force Mission Defense Teams MDT that are designed to deliver mission assurance through base-level proactive and persistent defensive cyber operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE