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Frank Cilluffo Frank J. Cilluffo directs the George Washington University Center for Cyber & Homeland Security and served as Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security immediately after 9/11.
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A Cyber JSOC Could Help the US Strike Harder and Faster

April 25, 2016 As top defense leaders contemplate elevating U.S. Cyber Command to a full-fledged unified command, they should also think about creating a cyber equivalent of the Joint Special Operations Command. The JSOC model would help execute CYBERCOM’s new anti-ISIS mission — and the many other joint operations that lie ahead. Best...

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Take Action on Cybersecurity

February 4, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow With each New Year comes the promise of a fresh start, and nowhere is there a more pressing need for that than in Washington, where gridlock has taken hold for too many months. The good news is that the close of 2013 witnessed the beginnings of forward motion, on the...

Analysis: While Congress dithers, cyber threats grow greater

July 24, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Cybersecurity is an urgent priority -- national and economic security are at stake -- yet we do not yet have in place the legislation needed to deal with the threat. From network attacks to network exploitation the threat is real and emanates from a range of sources, including China, Russia,...

Commentary: Defense cyber strategy avoids tackling the most critical issues

July 28, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Summer in Washington is not usually the time when major news breaks. This year is proving the exception as lawmakers and the White House struggle with the debt ceiling. Amid this economic activity, the Defense Department on July 14 issued its Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace. Given the volume and...

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