National Cyber Doctrine: The Missing Link in the Application of American Cyber Power

On June 23, 2009, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates established the U.S. Cyber Command as a sub-unified command under the U.S. Strategic Command in order to defend military information networks against cyber attacks.1 This organization is the most recent Department of Defense (DoD) response to the increasing threats to U.S. military, government, and commercial information systems and rapidly developing adversarial network capabilities.

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Mark Young
Mark D. Young is Special Counsel for Defense Intelligence, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
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