Cyber Defence in Germany: Challenges and the Way Forward for the Bundeswehr
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Connections: The Quarterly Journal, Volume 19, Issue 1, p.9-19 (2020)
Keywords:Critical Infrastructure, cyber domain, cyber operations, Hybrid threat, joint fusion centre
Current conflicts are increasingly carried out in hybrid forms, including attacks on technical networks and campaigns aimed at influencing public opinion. The Bundeswehr has responded to this development by pooling its capabilities in this field and combining them in the new Cyber and Information Domain Service. On par with the classic service branches—Army, Air Force, and Navy—this service, with its approximately 14,500 members, makes an important contribution to the whole-of-government security provision.