DoD faces challenges in staffing cyber command

Thursday - 9/23/2010, 4:30pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

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The Defense Department's cyber command will become fully operational on October 1.

General Keith Alexander, the head of the new organization, tells the House Armed Services Committee that having the right quantity and quality of cyber operators is paramount to the command's success. But this lack of qualified cyber experts is something every agency is facing.

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller joined DorobekINSIDER with details about how General Alexander believes DoD can overcome the lack of qualified cyber employees.

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