Cyber Mission Planning

Course #CY4400

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course details the process of mission planning in the cyber warfare domain and its integration of cyber with other warfare domains. All phases of mission planning and execution for cyber missions in both direct and supporting roles are covered. Topics include requirements development/ solicitation, managing expectations, targeting considerations, munitions development and selection, preparation of the environment, mission de-confliction in the cyber battlefield, balancing the needs of offensive and defensive stakeholders, and cyber battle damage assessment.

Security clearance: TS/SCI

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 227


  • CY4700

Learning Outcomes

  • Ability to develop detailed plans for the execution of the applicable range of cyber operations though collaboration with other planners, operators and analysts.
  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts and ideas related to cyber mission planning.
  • Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, and guidance relevant to organization cyber objectives.
  • Ability to identify external partners with common cyber operations interests.
  • Ability to participate as a member of planning teams, coordination groups, and task forces.
  • Ability to develop or recommend planning solutions to problems and situations for which no precedent exists.
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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