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What does DCO stand for?

DCO stands for Defensive Cyber Operations (US DoD)

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government

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Linked by a commitment to cybersecurity, this community of partners will gather at the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium May 5-7, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
Operated by the 624th Operations Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, the C3MS weapon system has crews consisting of a senior duty officer, a deputy senior duty officer, a defensive cyberspace watch officer, an offensive cyberspace watch officer, a DOD information network watch officer, three defensive cyber operations controllers, three offensive cyber operations controllers, three DOD information network operations controllers, a cyberspace effects planner, a cyberspace operations strategist, a cyberspace intelligence analyst, a cyberspace operations assessment analyst, and a cyberspace operations reporting cell analyst.
Even though the capability continuum depicts only offensive and defensive cyber forces, modern cyber warfare is conducted by leveraging three operational mission areas: Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) operations, defensive cyber operations (DCO), and offensive cyber operations (OCO), each of which independently enables effects for the air, space, sea, and land domains.
The CONOPS will provide an overview of Army Cyber Command's role in Defensive Cyber Operations and intentionally exclude their role and responsibilities in Offensive Cyberspace Operations.
This will allow the Army to focus existing personnel with cyberspace-related attributes on tasks derived from DOD Global Information Grid Operations, Defensive Cyber Operations and Offensive Cyber Operations.