Every year, the Defense Information Systems Agency conducts an assessment of DoD web browsing practices to determine the utility of bandwidth.It is estimated that the Navy spends approximately $160 million each year to clean up cyber intrusion. The US Department of Defense (DoD) has become a lucrative target for cybercrimes due to the amount of trade and technological secrets it holds. With so much risk on the sensitive data and emergence of new threats, the department is on the toes to thwart the attacks.

According to the Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, the Defense department stops 36 million malicious emails that are full of malware, viruses, and phishing schemes.These malign emails are sent by hackers and foreign adversaries trying to gain unauthorized access to military systems.