Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF)

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Mission and Vision

USCYBERCOM's Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) plans, directs and synchronizes full-spectrum cyberspace operations to deter, disrupt and if necessary, defeat adversary cyber actors to defend the U.S. National mission force teams are aligned to support the CNMF.

The CNMF is one of three USCYBERCOM forces that would react to a cyber attack on the nation. The other two forces are the Cyber Combat Mission Force assigned to the operational control of individual U.S. combatant commanders, and the Cyber Protection Force that helps operate and defend the DODIN.

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By Cyber National Mission Force Public Affairs | Jan. 17, 2024

CNMF commemorates decade Defending the Nation

Ten years ago, on Jan. 17, 2014, the Cyber National Mission Force was activated as a subordinate unit to U.S. Cyber Command with a mission to plan, direct and synchronize cyberspace operations to deter, deny, and if necessary, defeat adversary cyber actors in order to Defend the Nation...
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CNMF commemorates decade Defending the Nation
By Cyber National Mission Force Public Affairs | Jan. 17, 2024
Ten years ago, on Jan. 17, 2014, the Cyber National Mission Force was activated as a subordinate unit to U.S. Cyber Command with a mission to plan, direct and synchronize cyberspace operations to deter, deny, and if necessary, defeat adversary cyber actors in order to Defend the Nation.
CNMF receives new commander
By | Jan. 5, 2024
During a change of command ceremony at U.S. Cyber Command Headquarters on Friday, January 5, 2024, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William J. Hartman relinquished command of the Cyber National Mission Force to U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Lorna Mahlock. A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding or flag officer to another. The passing of colors, standards, or ensigns for, an outgoing commander to an incoming one ensures that the unit and its service members are never without official leadership, a continuation of trust, and also signifies an allegiance of service members to their unit’s commander.
US, Allies Highlight Russian-State Cyber Actor “Star Blizzard” Spear-phishing Campaigns
By Cyber National Mission Force Public Affairs | Dec. 7, 2023
U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force, alongside interagency and foreign partners, issued a joint Cybersecurity Advisory highlighting advanced spear-phishing campaigns from Russia-based malicious cyber actors
About the Cyber National Mission Forces
By Cyber National Mission Force Public Affairs | Dec. 6, 2023
U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force has rapidly evolved to meet the needs of the Nation and has participated in or responded to almost every national crisis the U.S. has faced.
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