Demand rises for defensive cyber operators in the Army

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 11, 2016 at 8:05 AM
Amid the cyber-related professions needed in the Army, a key service official projects specialists in defensive operations to be in great demand. The trend goes somewhat against the conventional wisdom that the military has a growing appetite for cyber attackers, with candidates lining up to fill those roles. "Everybody wants to focus on offensive cyber -- that's probably the coolest thing to do, right," Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, the director of the Army Capabilities Integration Office, said May 5...

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