The House Armed Services Committeeâs defense policy bill would direct the Defense Department to conduct a briefing on intelligence support for cyber operations by Dec. 1, Fifth Domain reported Monday.
The provision in the measure seeks to advance efforts to resource intell analysis support at the U.S. Cyber Command and cyber components within service branches and standardize a common doctrine for the battlefieldâs intell preparation for cyber-related operations.
The defense undersecretary for intelligence will work with service branches and the Defense Intelligence Agency to deliver the briefing, according to the billâs provision.
âI think what youâre seeing â¦ is that people are asking the question are we appropriately structured or resourced and focused to be as effective as we possibly can in this new realm of cyber and cyber operations,â Hunt said.
âBecause theyâre asking the question, I think the obvious answer is … weâre not structured as effectively as we possibly can be â¦ [but] itâs really good that people are sitting there asking,â he added.