In today’s digital world, the Navy faces new and dynamic challenges. It needs to prepare itself by developing leaders who understand and embrace the technology and can lead sailors to accomplish the cyber
mission. But like its warfare counterparts, the information warfare community (IWC) cannot create leaders overnight. The Navy is scrambling to rapidly develop a cadre of leaders with technical knowledge who can connect the dots of information warfare to effectively execute defensive, offensive, and intelligence operations that are integrated seamlessly with all other warfare disciplines.