GAO: Army's new cyber units struggling to gain footing

By Ashley Tressel / August 15, 2019 at 12:54 PM
The Army may be getting ahead of itself in creating new cyber and electronic warfare units for multidomain operations without properly assessing risk, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. The report, published today , states the Army "is experiencing staffing, equipping, and training challenges" as it moves quickly to activate new units -- for example, a cyber battalion activated in December was more than 80% understaffed as of March. The service cites growing threats in the...

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