Cyberspace is a critical enabler of warfighting in physical domains (air, land, sea), and is an increasingly contested domain in its own right.
After years of explosive growth, the cyber community will face increasing pressure to justify future budget increases. This is compounded by the difficulty of demonstrating Return on Investment for enabling capabilities like cyber and the expected contraction of DoD budget toplines.
This Govini analysis examines cybersecurity investments reflected in the DoD budget starting from FY16 and projecting out to FY25. The analysis contains insights into military department budgets and impacts of these investments.