A New Branch of the Armed Forces is Critical to Addressing Cyber Threats to America


The concept of a United States Cyber Force has been proposed in one form or another for more than a decade.

Perhaps the most well-known advocate is ADM James G. Stavridis, retired NATO Supreme Allied Commander and the former Commander of both European and Southern Commands, who has highlighted many of the salient obstacles to the creation of a U.S. Cyber Force. These include the lack of incentives to prioritize cyber matters, the uniqueness of recruiting individuals with the skillset to perform such roles, and the lack of a shared culture when such efforts are divided among the existing branches of the military.

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