Marine Cyber Command up and running

Friday - 6/10/2011, 6:30pm EDT

The Marine Corps Cyberspace Command is fully operational. Cyberspace Command was launched in June 2010. The Marines say the new cyber command is growing and acquiring additional personnel. They also say it is important for them to properly train cyber warfare personnel.

Defense Systems reports the Marines want the program to help ensure the security and robustness of the Marines' networks.

This story is part of Federal News Radio's daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.