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Col. Eric Delange, 688th Cyberspace Wing Commander (left), and Chief Master Sgt. Emilio Avila, 688th CW command chief (right), congratulate Master Sgt. Anthony Bustamante, 92nd Cyberspace Operations Squadron flight chief, on being selected as one of the first Airmen to undergo direct appointment into the Air Force cyberspace officer corps. Direct appointment for cyberspace officers was authorized under the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. The candidates’ experience will be used to develop policies and procedures for future applicants. (Courtesy photo) Airmen selected to participate in new cyberspace direct appointment program
The Air Force recently selected the first two candidates for a newly created cyberspace officer direct appointment pilot program, authorized by the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.Master Sgts. Anthony Bustamante, 92nd Cyberspace Operations Squadron flight chief, and Micheal Locke, 91st Cyberspace Operations Squadron superintendent, will
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2018
Maj. Gen. Chris Weggeman, Air Forces Cyber commander, provides closing remarks during a cybersecurity conference Feb. 8, 2018, at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Several cybersecurity industry experts, policy makers and stakeholders also spoke during the event, which was hosted by Atlantic Council, Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Texas A&M University-San Antonio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann) AFCYBER CC speaks at Texas A&M
Maj. Gen. Chris Weggeman, Air Forces Cyber commander, provides closing remarks during a cybersecurity conference Feb. 8, 2018, at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Several cybersecurity industry experts, policy makers and stakeholders also spoke during the event, which was hosted by Atlantic Council, Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Texas A&M
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2018
Air Force to institute new method to protect PII Air Force to institute new method to protect PII
Air Force officials announced Feb. 6, 2018, emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC SAFE application.
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2018
facebook Socially acceptable: Know what to post, what not to share
While social media is great for telling the Air Force story, keeping personnel informed and staying in touch with family and friends, it is especially important for Airmen and their families to limit personal and certain work information when posting things online.
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2018
Washington television host Francis Rose, left, moderates a discussion with Army Lt. Gen. Alan R. Lynn, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency. ‘Terabyte of Death’ Cyberattack Against DoD Looms, DISA Director Warns
The vast, global networks of the Defense Department are under constant attack with the sophistication of the cyber assaults increasing, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency said.
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2018
Admiral Michael S. Rogers, commander, U.S. Cyber Command; director, National Security Agency; and chief, Central Security Service, spoke to Airmen Feb. 17 at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Lori A. Bultman) 24th Air Force: 2017 highlights
As 24th Air Force continues to focus on delivering global cyberspace capabilities to our Air Force, joint force and nation in 2018, check out some of the highlights from 2017.
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2018
1st Lt. Stephen Baker, 352nd Cyber Operations Squadron, watches as one of the Hack the Air Force 2.0 participants attempts to breach the security on a .mil website Dec. 9, 2017. 24th 'Hacks the Air Force'
Within 30 seconds of receiving the order to “start hacking” researchers at the Hack the Air Force 2.0 event had discovered two vulnerabilities—exactly the result the organizers were hoping for.The researchers were cyber security specialists invited to the Dec. 9 event in New York to identify security gaps in Air Force websites.Hack the Air Force
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2017
Lt. Col. Angela Waters, 39th Information Operations Squadron commander, addresses the assembled crowd during the Cyber Training Campus groundbreaking ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 10, 2017. Once completed in fiscal year 2018, the CTC will double the 39th IOS’ current capacity to produce operators for U.S. Cyber Command’s cyber mission force and Air Force cyber weapons systems 39th IOS breaks new ground on cyber warrior training
The 39th IOS is home to the Air Force's only cyber and information operations formal training unit where 125 experienced Airman, civilian and contract instructors teach future cyber warriors. The 39th IOS offers 18 courses, taught several times per year, producing 2,000 annual graduates.
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2017
AFSPC commander becomes JFSCC, joint space forces restructure
Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, became the Joint Force Space Component Commander today, taking operational responsibility for employment of all joint space forces.
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2017
U.S. Air Force leaders within the combat communications community and Georgia Air National Guard cut the ribbon during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new field training unit at the Savannah Air National Guard Base, Savannah, Ga., Nov. 28, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Williams) Combat Communications FTU opens in Georgia
A new Combat Communications Field Training Unit in Savannah, Ga., opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 28, 2017.
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