Faced with the threats of information warfare and cyberterrorism, the work of the NAVCIRT is mission-critical.
The MOBIUS application helps us look for anomalies or indications of warnings of a computer network attack," said Jim Granger, NAVCIRT technical director.
SAS recognized the strategic vision and collaborative efforts of the NAVCIRT in applying business intelligence to enhance organizational performance.
One of the center's operation, NAVCIRT
, runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with a staff of seven oil each watch, looking for suspicious intrusions into naval electronic communications.
Both NNWC and NAVCIRT
are actively using the FIWC Navy Red Team to detect, localize and remove unapproved wireless networks.
Steven Carder, NAVCIRT commanding officer, the application of information technology gives the warfighter options beyond fighting the enemy on the seas, above the seas or under the seas.
As Granger puts it, NAVCIRT watchstanders are a lot like firefighters.