Cyber forces across all the services are lending a hand to defend DOD networks as part of a more proactive approach, officials say.
A DOD official told Congress that reducing use of bandwidth could help shrink the attack surface for network-enabled systems.
The service is focusing on a software-based prototype model associated with cyber situational awareness.
In testimony to lawmakers, Cyber Command chief Adm. Michael Rogers highlighted the potential damage non-state actors could inflict in cyberspace going forward.
The service has more than doubled its investment it what it said in January was its first cyber weapon.
Officials at a recent conference outlined quickly the Army is filling out its cyber mission force.
The Marine Corps unveiled a new cyber unit called Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group to man, train and equip its cyberspace mission teams.
Army officials discuss the need to be able to adapt to ever-changing threats in the electromagnetic spectrum.