This month the Joint Chiefs of Staff issued an update to Joint Publication 3-12, first published on February 5th 2013. The following changes are prominent:
- Addition of USCYBERCOM as a combatant command and the creation of the cyber mission force.
- Command and control for cyberspace operations are given deeper attention.
- Information is reflected as a joint function.
- Cyber operation planning is given deeper attention including intelligence and operational analysis support as well as targeting.
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This joint publication discusses cyberspace operations; authorities, roles and responsibilities; and planning, coordination, execution and assessment.
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Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Publication 3-12 (R), Cyberspace Operations, February 5, 2013. Unclassified.
This formerly restricted publication discusses cyberspace (including national intelligence) operations; authorities, roles, and responsibilities (including legal considerations); and planning and coordination (including inter-organizational and multinational considerations).
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