JSahm151at February 12,2015 This is a very informative video about training cyber warriors. Cyber defense is a must for the entire military, since they will be a big target of the enemy. It is very challenging to keep networks protected. Cyber threats are constantly changing depending upon new technology. Military funding for cyber defense is constantly growing to make sure our nation stays protected from hackers.
marinomsat February 12,2015 It is so awesome how involved the Air Force is in cyber crime and the way they have this school to teach the next generation of cyber warriors. I think it is interesting how they have the different fields evolved and working together to make this country safer. They are protecting military networks as well as gather Intel for soldiers going into combact.
nbodykat February 13,2015 You really have to love the public affairs advertising messages that the Services put out. This is much like the Military recruiting advertisements on TV. The Marines usually have the best recruiting videos. Anyway to the video, it's very informative on how the Air Force is training their personnel to be cyber warriors and the process they go through. The comparison to the training path for pilots makes it easy to understand the training construct. The video provides very basic level public releasable information on what the Air Force is doing to address cyberspace. I like the last minute pitch by the LtCol about wishing he was a 2LT today in the Air Force working in the Cyber field. This skill also translate well to the civilian world when the Airmen leave the Service and elect to work in the business world. They're already trained on current technology and have the certifications that the business world covets in their employees. I like the model of training the officers, enlisted, and civilians together. It teaches them to be a team from the beginning because when you get to a unit you're working together in the same unit. The training also provides the very valuable hands-on required to learn and master the skill. And the Air Force continually trains the personnel when they arrive at their units to ensure they stay current on their technical knowledge.
tristayifeiat February 16,2015 I agreed with skatakam that the United States cyber training is prosperity. The student trainings are hands-on and intensive. Students can be called prepared “cyber war fighters.” The power of every country’s armed forces acts an crucial role in stabling and protecting countries. Therefore, Cyber defense is a must to protect the system of armed forces, including air forces, from outside threats. It is interesting to hear the video talking about different classes they learned, such as learning specific weapon system.
connellytat February 16,2015 I liked the video overall (of course they are going to put themselves in the best light possible.) I would really be interested to see a follow up in a few years that discusses the attrition rate of the individuals that go through this program. Since the military is an "up or out" organization, many of the people that went through the training will eventually be promoted away from doing it. If these people come to the civilian sector when they leave the military, it could have a positive impact on a lot of different industries.