Workforce one of three keys to Army's cyber future

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Less than a year after it first became operational, the Army's cyber command is facing one of the same challenges that the rest of the military services and many civilian agencies are up against: recruiting and retaining a workforce that can fight in and defend cyberspace.

Growing an effective cyber workforce that can support the needs of the Army's operational commanders is one of three lines of effort the fledgling cyber command is pursuing as part of a new strategic plan. As part of its goal toward the network of the year 2020, the Army envisions elite, specialized cyber units that are pervasive throughout the service and can embed with even the smallest Army organization to deliver offensive and defensive capabilities.


Workforce one of three keys to Army's cyber future