Wisconsin Army National Guard partnering with Illinois for new cyber protection team

The Wisconsin Army National Guard will partner with the Illinois Army National Guard to stand up a new cyber protection team, Gov. Scott Walker announced Dec. 11.

The National Guard announced the activation of seven new cyber protection teams nationwide. They join four previously announced teams. The goal, according to the National Guard, is to position cyber units in each of the 10 Federal Emergency Management Agency response regions.

The new Wisconsin-Illinois unit will consist of nearly 40 Soldiers split into five teams with different roles and skillsets as well as a command team.

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