In simple terms and sans any military jargon, the unit could best be described as the world’s most formidable hacker posse. Ever.
The JFCCNW is charged with defending all Department of Defense networks. The unit is also responsible for the highly classified, evolving mission of Computer Network Attack, or as some military personnel refer to it, CNA.
But aside from that, little else is known. One expert on cyber warfare said considering the unit is a “joint command,” it is most likely made up of personnel from the CIA, National Security Agency, FBI, the four military branches, a smattering of civilians and even military representatives from allied nations.
Hackers in uniform… what’s not to like about this? :-D