For the past four years, U.S. Coast Guard Academy First Class Cadet A.J. Read has defended the Bears on the soccer team as a center back, but this summer he takes defense to a new level as he joins Coast Guard Cyber Command in Washington, D.C. The Academy soccer star had a bumpy road trying to find his calling within the Coast Guard – he eventually found his passion within the electrical engineering major leading him to the Coast Guard Academy Cyber Team.
This cyberspace workforce spotlight checks in with the Coast Guard’s Cyberspace Operations Policy Division to learn more about how they protect the service from cyber threats.
This cyberspace workforce spotlight looks at the role of the C4IT Service Center and the ways the team provides depot-level information technology support for all Coast Guard mission requirements.
As we continue to implement the Coast Guard Cyber Strategy through the Coast Guard Cyber Program, we have discussed cyberspace being an operational domain, the Coast Guard’s role in cyberspace, and the Coast Guard’s Enterprise Mission Platform. In this episode of the CG Cyber Program 101 video series, we focus on the Coast Guard’s cyber operating forces.
In this episode of Coast Guard Cyber 101, Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday explains, in detail, the Coast Guard’s Enterprise Mission Platform. The Coast Guard has begun to modernize our outdated networks and information systems into a capable and resilient Enterprise Mission Platform that we invest in and operate like our fleet of cutters, boats and aircraft. We must do this to enable us to operate today and prepare the service for the future.
The Coast Guard’s Cyber Strategy sets forth three strategic priorities for the next 10 years: defending cyberspace, enabling operations, and protecting infrastructure.
Updates to travel policy, major changes to the Coast Guard Pay Manual, job and school solicitations, and Reserve advancements are all part of this week’s message round-up!
What is cyberspace? What’s the Coast Guard’s role in cyberspace? We’ll be answering those questions and more in this Coast Guard Cyber 101 series.
Cyber attacks are an ever-present and growing threat to the Nation as well as the U.S. Coast Guard. To help combat those threats, the Coast Guard has stood up the Coast Guard Battle Bridge. The Battle Bridge will be the center for exercising command and control of Coast Guard cyberspace operations, including coordination with Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and allies to operate and defend our networks, enable Coast Guard operations and support other Coast Guard operational commanders to protect maritime critical infrastructure.
A team of Coast Guard cyber security experts is working hard to make sure you are the only person looking at your computer screen right now. Learn how you can keep yourself and the Coast Guard safe from hackers.