Sheep dog, over watch, scout

Blue teams defend family

Teammates, friends, shared goals

Those of the cyber community who play an active role in defense of our communities have many images ascribed to them. Perhaps my favorite is that of the sheepdog. Every day I pass two diligent sheep dogs guarding a local herd. They stand, move, sit, or roam around the herd. Always watchful for threats.

In infantry fighting tactics such a person can be referred to as “over watch”. Someone who takes a position of high ground with the…