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NEWS | April 19, 2023

CYBER HYGIENE | Protecting, informing Airmen, families about threats in today's digital and information environment

By 2nd Lt. Alex Dieguez 960th Cyberspace Wing Public Affairs

The principles of Digital Force Protection are designed to protect and inform Airmen and their families about the threats encountered in today's digital and information environment.

Protection against these threats is practiced through several techniques which include critical analysis and social media hygiene.

Adversary and malign actors utilize grey-zone aggression and disinformation across media platforms, both physical and digital, to damage our security and manipulate our behavior.

This harm inflicted on the accuracy and validity of information causes increasing hyperpolarization of beliefs through sensationalized content.

Learn to prevent this threat and improve best practices by viewing this video created by the Air Force Reserve Command titled “AFRC Digital Force Protection” at


Additional insight on the topic can be heard in the 960th Cyberspace Wing’s Sword and Shield Podcast on Digital Force Protection at