As of October 31, 2010, the US Cyber Command has achieved full operational capability. If you’re not familiar with what the US Cyber Command is, in a nutshell it is designed to “lead day-to-day defense and protection of DoD information networks; coordinate DoD operations providing support to military missions; direct the operations and defense of specified Department of Defense information networks and; prepare to, and when directed, conduct full spectrum military cyberspace operations.” (source Wikipedia) You can read the full press release at Engadget.

Maybe I watch too many bad-for-me movies, but doesn’t the title sound like something out of futuristic dystopian movie? I understand the need for such a group, but it does bring to mind the Terminator movies for me!