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1st Lt. Stephen Baker, 352nd Cyber Operations Squadron, watches as one of the Hack the Air Force 2.0 participants attempts to breach the security on a .mil website Dec. 9, 2017. 24th 'Hacks the Air Force'
Within 30 seconds of receiving the order to “start hacking” researchers at the Hack the Air Force 2.0 event had discovered two vulnerabilities—exactly the result the organizers were hoping for.The researchers were cyber security specialists invited to the Dec. 9 event in New York to identify security gaps in Air Force websites.Hack the Air Force
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Lt. Col. Angela Waters, 39th Information Operations Squadron commander, addresses the assembled crowd during the Cyber Training Campus groundbreaking ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 10, 2017. Once completed in fiscal year 2018, the CTC will double the 39th IOS’ current capacity to produce operators for U.S. Cyber Command’s cyber mission force and Air Force cyber weapons systems 39th IOS breaks new ground on cyber warrior training
The 39th IOS is home to the Air Force's only cyber and information operations formal training unit where 125 experienced Airman, civilian and contract instructors teach future cyber warriors. The 39th IOS offers 18 courses, taught several times per year, producing 2,000 annual graduates.
0 12/04
2017
AFSPC commander becomes JFSCC, joint space forces restructure
Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, became the Joint Force Space Component Commander today, taking operational responsibility for employment of all joint space forces.
0 12/03
2017
U.S. Air Force leaders within the combat communications community and Georgia Air National Guard cut the ribbon during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new field training unit at the Savannah Air National Guard Base, Savannah, Ga., Nov. 28, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Williams) Combat Communications FTU opens in Georgia
A new Combat Communications Field Training Unit in Savannah, Ga., opened its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 28, 2017.
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Members of the 26th Network Operations Squadron perform maintenance on an Air Force gateway server Nov. 2, 2017, at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama. While the migration to the Joint Regional Security Stacks will transition ownership of security architecture from the Air Force to Defense Information Systems Agency, the 26th NOS will retain operational control of traffic flow for Air Force networks. (U.S. Courtesy photo) USAFE networks migrate to Joint Regional Security Stacks
Another milestone was reached on the path to the Joint Information Environment Oct. 10, 2017, as all bases within the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Command began their migration from the Air Force gateways to Joint Regional Security Stacks.
0 11/06
2017
War on the digital front War on the digital front
From the advent of weather balloons used for reconnaissance in 1861, to the first email sent in 1971, advancements of new technology have increased mission capabilities. However, with new advancements come new threats and challenges.
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Staff Sgt. Victor Mancaruso, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron vehicle operator, secures a cargo container for a deployment to aid Puerto Rico at the 85th EIS Vehicle Operations building on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s land mobile radio communications infrastructure for first responders are in dire need of repair and the 85th EIS were requested by name to help get it back up and running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Travis Beihl) 85th EIS deploys to Puerto Rico
Members from the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron deployed Oct. 13, from Savannah, Georgia, to aid Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria relief.
0 10/13
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Members of the Hammer Adaptive Communications Element (ACE), 51st Combat Communications Squadron, 5th Combat Communication Group, participate in search and recovery efforts in response to a downed U.S. Navy aircraft incident Sept. 29 outside Tellico Plains, Tennessee. The efforts, which are currently ongoing in the Cherokee National Forest area, support both the recovery teams and the search for aircraft pieces needed by the Navy Aircraft Safety Investigation Board for the ongoing crash investigation. (courtesy photo) Hammer ACE deploys to support USN T-45 crash
Members of the 51st Combat Communications Squadron deployed to Tennessee Oct. 2 in response to a downed U.S. Navy T-45 Goshawk aircraft incident. Still ongoing, the Hammer Adaptive Communications Element (ACE) of the 51st Combat Communications Squadron, 5th Combat Communication Group, Warner Robins AFB, Georgia, has enabled radio communications and
0 10/05
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Secretary of the Air Force, Honorable Heather Wilson, poses with personnel from the 38th Cyberspace Engineering and Implementation Group during the Andrews AFB Airshow, Md, 15 Sep 2017. Cyberspace Engineering Group displays mission at Joint Base Andrews Air Show
Personnel from the 38th Cyberspace Engineering and Installation Group (CEIG), Tinker AFB, Okla. displayed an Air Force Cyberspace information booth at the Joint Base Andrews Air Show, Md. 15-17 Sep 2017.  Both military and civilian personnel from the 38 CEIG interacted with an enthusiastic public of all ages to explain the Group's mission - deliver
0 10/03
2017
Default Air Force Logo Cyber Vigilance
In an effort to test the cyber awareness of USAFE-AFAFRICA personnel, an Air Force Information Aggressor Squadron conducted a “blue on blue” spear-phishing attack Exercise against a number of specified users 16-22 July.Exercise blue-on-blue: you just received an email from an unknown email address stating you would be given a free all-inclusive
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