Accession Number:

ADA621794

Title:

Perspective on 2015 DoD Cyber Strategy

Descriptive Note:

Congressional testimony

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-09-29

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In April 2015, the DoD released a new cyber strategy in order to guide the development of DoD s cyber forces and strengthen its cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture. 4 The Strategy identifies three cyber missions for DoD 1 defending its own networks, systems, and data 2 defending U.S. national interests against cyberattacks of significant consequence, including loss of life, significant damage to property, serious adverse U.S. foreign policy consequences, and serious economic impact and 3 when directed by the President or Secretary of Defense, supporting military operations and contingency plans with cyber operations, including by disrupting an adversary s military-related networks.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE