Axon Global Services, LLC accepts The Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) invitation to be advisors on the Cyber Storm IX (CS IX) Initial Planning Team. Cyber Storms I through IX are the only congressionally mandated national exercises that simulate a cyberattack upon the U.S. Critical Infrastructure of the U.S. and includes a whole of government participation in partnership with approximately 100 select private sector companies. Here participants exercise their cyber incident response plans and identify opportunities for coordination and information sharing in a simulated environment. Like previous iterations, Cyber Storm IX will engage over 2,000 distributed participants throughout three days of live exercise play. Cyber Storm IX will assess the most recent national cybersecurity guidance and clarify federal roles and responsibilities as cyber threats continue to evolve. The Initial Planning Meeting took place with approximately 35 individuals, in McClean Virginia. Axon Global Services, LLC is the only company representing the cybersecurity industry.