United States Special Operations Command

Air Force Special Tactics
U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operators from the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron establish communications during an airfield survey as part of a culmination exercise Mar. 10, 2020, at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Ridge Shan)

SOCOM wants to prioritize stronger communications encryption

U.S. Special Operations Command wants to ensure its communications will stay secure now and in the future.
Members of a joint special forces team move together out of a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey Feb. 26, 2018, at Melrose Training Range, New Mexico. (U.S. Air Force / Senior Airman Clayton Cupit)

DevOps is transforming SOCOM’s culture, says CIO

I don't think anything is going to change our culture more than adopting an enterprisewide view of DevOps," SOCOM CIO Lisa Costa said.
Special Operations Forces, Air Force
A U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces airman with Special Operations Command South secures an airfield with Panamanian security force counterparts Feb. 1 during a culmination exercise in Colon, Panama. (U.S. Army / Staff Sgt. Osvaldo Equite)

Special Operations Command is calling all creative technology futurists

It's an essay contest that asks for three to five pages answering what "new or evolved technology will have the greatest impact, either as a challenge or…