The Defence Cyber Organisation (DCO) leads and drives cybersecurity across the Defence Sector, comprising six sub-sectors- the SAF, MINDEF, DSTA, DSO, Defence Industry and MINDEF-Related Organisations (MRO).
To lead efforts to secure networks and systems across the Defence Sector, and overcome any cyber-attacks decisively to maintain continuity of MINDEF/SAF’s operations.
Defence Cyber Organisation
DCO is formed by the Cyber Security Division, the Plans and Policy Directorate, and the Cyber Security Inspectorate. A fourth, the Cyber Defence Group, under the SAF, reports to both the Chief of Defence Force and the Defence Cyber Chief.
Cyber Security Division
The operational arm of the DCO, the Cyber Security Division provides 24/7 oversight and monitoring of the cyber security of different Defence Sector agencies and are the first-responders to cyber-attacks.
Plans and Policy Directorate
The Plans and Policy Directorate oversees the overall cyber defence capability development for DCO and governance policy of the Defence Sector, and leads efforts to foster greater engagement with international partners.
Cyber Security Inspectorate
The Cyber Security Inspectorate strengthens the Defence Sector’s cyber defence through the conduct of vulnerability assessment.
SAF Cyber Defence Group (CDG)
The SAF Cyber Defence Group is responsible for the 24/7 cyber defence of the SAF’s warfighting networks.