Marines forming new cyberwarrior unit

Daily News Article - March 30, 2016


1. Define the following as used in the article:

2. What is the mission of the newly created Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group (MCCWG)?

3. When will the MCCYWG be fully operational?

4. The U.S. Military has always had the means to protect their communications. Why has it now become vulnerable to theft?

5. What types of information are targets for hackers?

6. a) What did Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller say about our adversaries during a townhall meeting with Okinawa Marines?
b) What do you think the U.S. government should do about this? Ask a parent the same question.

7. The Navy, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard are also actively recruiting cyber soldiers and standing up their own cyber units and programs. Do you think this would be a good career? Explain your answer.