Cyber News

  • U.S. Cyber Command, DARPA Initiate Pilot Program

    The United States Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) and DARPA are kicking off a pilot program aimed at getting new cyber capabilities into the hands of cyber operators faster.Known as Constellation, the pilot program will enable the flow of new cyber capabilities resulting from high-risk, high-reward cyber

  • 960th CW command chief retires

    Chief Master Sgt. Billie Baber, 960th Cyberspace Wing command chief, retired at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, after 26 years of military service Nov. 4th.

  • DOD Releases Path to Cyber Security Through Zero Trust Architecture

    WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department on Tuesday released its Zero Trust Strategy and Roadmap, which spells out how it plans to move beyond traditional network security methods to achieve reduced network attack surfaces, enable risk management and effective data-sharing in partnership environments,

  • DAF transitions deployment actions from legacy system to AFFORGEN Connect

    The Air Force Force Generation (AFFORGEN) Connect application went live Sept. 30 on the TMIS ServiceNow platform. Accessible via the Air Force Portal, AFFORGEN Connect provides a single access point for all unclassified Air and Space Force readiness and deployment preparation and execution

  • DAF already taking steps to meet Climate Action Plan goals

    The Department of the Air Force recently released its Climate Action Plan, formulated in foresight and response to climate change and its reshaping of the increasingly complex global security environment. DAF installations are already implementing innovative solutions and pilot programs to meet the

  • Air Force Cyber Law Primer

    Cyber law is a broad discipline that is constantly evolving and growing as technology and applicable law continue to develop. Attorneys and paralegals must inform themselves on the technical aspects of cyber operations to properly advise clients and identify legal issues—many of which will be

  • Former Gladiator promotes to brigadier general

    Former Gladiator and Commander of the 960th Cyberspace Wing, Brig. Gen. Lori Jones, who is now the Mobilization Assistant to the Director, Cyberspace Operations and Warfighter Communications in Washington D.C., promoted to brigadier general Oct. 16, 2022, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • Daylight saving time: Fall back this Sunday

    Daylight saving time begins the second Sunday in March and ends the first Sunday in November, when clocks are adjusted one hour back to standard time.Congress instituted daylight savings time during World War I and again during World War II, and once again during the energy crisis of the early

  • DAF-MIT AI Accelerator to commence CogPilot Data Challenge 2.0

    This week, the Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator will commence the CogPilot Data Challenge 2.0. The challenge invites participants to explore AI-based solutions linking a pilot’s physiology, such as heart rate, eye tracking, and

  • JBSA - Lackland | Basic Military Training digitizes curriculum

    The days of carrying around your black portfolio with bulky study materials are over. On Sept. 13, 2022, Basic Military Training completed the transition to a digital campus by issuing over 500 tablets to Airmen in their first week of training. 

  • 960th COG receives new commander

    Col. Richard Wallace accepted command of the 960th Cyberspace Operations Group, 960th Cyberspace Wing, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, during a change of command ceremony Oct. 15, 2022.

  • 860th COG changes commanders

    Col. Joshua Garrison accepted command of the 860th Cyberspace Operations Group, 960th Cyberspace Wing, Oct. 15, 2022, during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • Department of the Air Force rolls out plan addressing climate change

    The Department of the Air Force released its Climate Action Plan Oct. 4, which defines how it will preserve operational capability, increase resiliency, and do its part to help mitigate future climate impacts through specific and measurable objectives and key results. It lays out its enterprise-wide

  • AGR program changes on the horizon

    In line with Lt. Gen. John Healy’s strategic priorities of “Ready Now!” and “Transforming for the Future,” Air Force Reserve Command is instituting changes to the Active Guard and Reserve program effective Oct. 1.