Pentagon expanding Cyber Staff by 5 times

As per a recent news, US Pentagon is mulling to increase it’s Cyber Staff to 5 folds. This step is being seen to thwart future online and cyber attacks threats which are expected to increase exponentially over the period of three years. Cyber Command as popularly know  currently has around 900 staff members including both military and civilian. According to reports published in the Washington Post, the plan is to expand the staff by 4,900  people creating three types of forces under the Cyber Command: protecting computer systems that involve electrical grids and other kinds of infrastructure, offensive operations overseas as well as protection of the defence department’s internal systems. US Defence Secretary had already warned in 2012 that the threat from cyber-attacks on US interests is growing as more and more Cyber attacker and hackers wants to either disrupt or sneak into US classified data.

US Cyber Command can manage more staff but what about those small business verticals who are always at rick of cyber attack and threat. We would only suggest better prepared than sorry. get your complete network assessment done from our qualified Network Support Engineers and get the peace of mind.

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