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.
The Cyber Vault recommends readers open both documents in separate browser windows to compare side-by-side.