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US Army to expand cyber protection

25th October 2016 - 14:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Ft. Bliss, Texas


One of the capabilities being explored at the US Army Warfighting Assessment (AWA) 17.1 would introduce expanded cyber defence capabilities at the brigade combat team level.

During recent Network Integration Evaluations (NIEs), which served as precursors to the AWA events, the tactical operations centre staff included the only cyber warrant officer assigned at a brigade level tactical operations centre.

AWA 17.1 expanded on that defensive posture through the introduction of remote defensive capabilities.

The army’s current defensive cyber infrastructure focuses on three main ‘kits’: the Defense Deployable Infrastructure (DDI); the Garrison Deployable Infrastructure (GDI); and the Tactical Deployable Infrastructure (TDI).

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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