We established a joint operations center, transferred operational control of the JTF-GNO
mission set to Fort Meade, Maryland, and stood down JTF-GNO
's 24/7 watch center in Arlington, Virginia; these steps helped USSTRATCOM disestablish JFCC-NW and JTF-GNO
At DISA and JTF-GNO
, our joint teams of NCOs are essential in providing acquisition and contract support, network engineering, operation, and defense of the GIG, as well as direct communications support to the President, vice president, and other national level leaders.
executes its mission to operate and defend military cyberspace through the issuance of various operational and defensive orders to subordinate commands.
I wear two hats as both the director of DISA and commander of the JTF-GNO. DISA is the materiel provider of joint IT solutions for the Department of Defense.
As the JTF-GNO commander, Croom is responsible for directing the operation and defense of the Global Information Grid to assure timely and secure net-centric capabilities across strategic, operational and tactical boundaries in support of DoD's full spectrum of warfighting, intelligence, and business missions.
The JTF-GNO manages four overarching concerns: who is on the GIG, what does the GIG look like, where are the vulnerabilities, and how can risks be mitigated?
As a consequence, the JTF-GNO must provide guaranteed availability of systems and networks, assured delivery, and protection of information.
Operating in this unique and dynamic area of responsibility, the JTF-GNO has command relationships with all DOD commands, Services, and agencies.
NGEN will include a robust security operations segment that will work within Navy and Marine Corps computer network defense organizations, coordinating closely with JTF-GNO
and [STRATCOM's] Joint Functional Component Command Network Warfare (JFCC-NW) to proactively address cyber threats.
The Joint Task Force Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO
) offers DoD Spear-Phishing Awareness training at: https://www.jtfgno.mil/.
The DoD now needs to establish the same type of momentum on the physical access side that the JTF-GNO
Communications Tasking Order provided on the logical access side.
While the JTF-GNO
timeline is very aggressive, our shared commitment to this effort is crucial.