NEWS | Sept. 10, 2016

Training Future Cyber Officers - An Analysis of the US Army ROTC’s Efforts to Produce Quality Junior Cyber Officers

By Andrew Schoka and Capt. Blake Rhoades

The emergence of cyberspace as a recognized warfighting domain has heralded monumental changes in the US Army’s mission, focus, and structure over the past several years.  Currently, the US Army is moving to field the next generation of cyber warfighters, and the need to identify, train, and develop these cyber professionals is becoming increasingly critical.  Bearing the responsibility for leading these cyber warfighters, the training and development of the Army cyber officer corps remains at the forefront of issues facing the effectiveness of the Army cyber branch.