U.S. Army Cyber Command

July 14, 2020
By George I. Seffers
The U.S. Army's concept of command-centric network operations gives commanders greater authority and responsibility for network operations and relies on big data to enable faster, more effective decision making. U.S. Army photo

Protecting critical data is paramount to the Army’s vision for command-centric network operations, which will allow commanders to more easily understand what is happening on the operational network and more rapidly make decisions for the network’s defense, says Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, USA, commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command.

Gen. Fogarty made the comments in a pre-recorded address as part of the virtual Army’s 2020 Signal Conference, which is hosted by AFCEA.

February 6, 2020
 

Maj. Gen. Robin L. Fontes, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, Operation, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

October 23, 2018
 

Col. Jeth B. Rey, USA, has been assigned as director of operations, G-3, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

July 13, 2018
 

Brig. Gen. Richard E. Angle, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general (Operations), U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

July 9, 2018
 

The U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) has awarded a five-year, $6.5 million cybersecurity contract to Ashburn, Virginia-based Applied Insight and Warrenton, Virginia-based DV United, a small business joint venture that provides federal government information technology. Under the contract, Applied Insight and DV United will be responsible for managing, maintaining and enhancing the ARCYBER User Activity Monitoring Program (UAM) for insider threats.

November 30, 2017
By Julianne Simpson

AFCEA will host its first Cyber Education, Research and Training Symposium January 17-18 in Augusta, Georgia. The much-anticipated event, also known as CERTS, will connect military and agency stakeholders with solution providers from academia, business and research centers.

CERTS will feature keynote speakers, panels and breakout sessions promoting discussion between operators and supporting professionals. Featured speakers include Col. Andrew O. Hall, USA, director, Army Cyber Institute; Michael Hudson, deputy director, J-7, U.S. Cyber Command; and Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, USA, commanding general, Army Cyber Command.

November 9, 2017
By Kimberly Underwood
Gen. Mark A. Milley, USA, chief of staff of the Army, speaks at CyConUS 2017.

The worldwide cyber conflict is only going to increase and the risks and devastating economic impacts will continue to mount. The United States and other "like-minded" countries must spring into action, increase their cyber warfare capabilities, put in place national cyber policies and promulgate stronger international cyber laws to fend off aggressive cyber actors, warned experts at the CyConUS 2017 conference in Washington, D.C., on November 7. The event was co-hosted by the Army Cyber Institute, West Point and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), Tallinn, Estonia.

October 7, 2014
 

Col. Karen H. Gibson, USA, has been assigned as commander, Joint Force Headquarters–Cyber, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Gordon, Georgia.

June 26, 2014
 

Col. Patricia A. Frost, USA, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned as deputy commander (Operations), U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

 

Maj. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, USA, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

June 27, 2013
By George I. Seffers

Maj. Gen. Burke Wilson, USAF, director, space operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, told the audience that cyber is all about improving operational effectiveness in other domains. “Mission outcome is the only reason we invest in this. We believe it will generate in better mission outcomes across the service,” he stated.

 

Brig. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, USA, has been assigned director, Army Cyber Operations Integration Center/G-3, Second Army/U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

March 16, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Although fiscal year 2015 is the target time frame for full operational capability, personnel from the U.S. Army's 780th Military Intelligence Brigade--the service's first-ever cyber brigade--already are helping to secure the Defense Department's networks against cyber attacks. While the unit was officially activated on December 1, prep work for the group has been ongoing since at least 1998, according to Technology Editor George I. Seffers in his article, "Historic Cyber Unit Begins Daily Action," in this issue of SIGNAL Magazine. Seffers speaks with Col.

October 14, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, USA, has been assigned as commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Washington, D.C.