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Pentagon establishes cyber policy office as Sulmeyer awaits approval

April 1, 2024

Colin Demarest

Defense News

The Pentagon and its surroundings are seen from the air Aug. 27, 2023. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

By Colin Demarest, Defense News / April 1, 2024

The U.S. Department of Defense has established a dedicated cyber policy office, a move one official said underlines the significance of digital warfare.

The department announced the creation of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy on March 29, a little more than a week after it actually opened its doors. The organization was mandated by the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.

“In standing up this office, the department is giving cyber the focus and attention that Congress intended,” acting Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Sasha Baker said in a statement.

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