Metro-East News

July 12, 2014

Military cybersecurity by the numbers

Two: The number of new cybersecurity squadrons coming to Scott air Force Base by 2016

320: The number of new military and civilian jobs coming to Scott because of the new cybersecurity squadrons.

133: The total number of cyber teams in all military branches the Pentagon plans to set up by 2016.

1,541: The number of cyber mission force personnel being sent to Scott Air Force Base, Joint Base San Antonio and four National Security Agency sites.

6,000: The total number of personnel from all military branches the Pentagon plans to recruit by 2016 to staff the 133 cyber teams.

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