Flashcards in Fun-123 Cyber Deck (6)
SOB: Explain cyber warfare terminology.
Characteristics – Man-made, non-contiguous, maneuverability. Threats – Nation-state, transnational actor, criminal orgs, individual or small group
SOB: Explain USAF and joint cyber warfare capabilities.
Offensive - Computer Network Attack (CNA), Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), Network Attack (NetA), Network Warfare Support (NS – involves NetA and NetD), Offensive Counter Cyberspace and DEFENSIVE- Computer Network Defense (CND), Defensive Counter Cyberspace, and Network Defense (NetD)
SOB: Explain the impact adversary cyber warfare operations can have on friendly Command and Control (C2).
C2 and intelligence functions depend on operations within cyberspace. Losing the capability to operate effectively in cyberspace can greatly diminish the JFC’s freedom of action
SOB: Explain how the USAF presents cyber warfare forces.
The AF presents some cyberspace forces to CDRUSSTRATCOM for day-to-day operations via its Service element, AFCYBER (24th Air Force). United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) may conduct the civil support and Homeland Defense (HD) missions with cyberspace operations during critical infrastructure protection. Like all Air Force Forces (AFFOR), AF cyberspace forces may be assigned or attached to other CCDRs, coalition or JFCs, as directed
SOB: Explain the role and missions of cyber warfare organizations
Air Force Space Command (AFSPC): AFSPC organizes, trains, and equips AF cyberspace forces to conduct sustained operations in, through, and from cyberspace and fully integrates with air and space operations. It serves as the lead Major Command (MAJCOM) for AF cyberspace procedures and Concepts of Operations (CONOPS); 24th AF: This Numbered Air Force (NAF) serves as the Component Numbered Air Force (C-NAF) to USCYBERCOM. In this role, the C-NAF commander serves as the senior AF warfighter for employment of assigned and attached forces under USCYBERCOM, 624th Operations Center (OC): As the 24 AF senior C2 element, the 624 OC is charged to plan, direct, coordinate, assess, C2 AF full spectrum cyberspace operations in support of AF and Joint war-fighters