In the wake of revelations that the US military network was compromised in 2008, and that US digital interests are under a relative constant threat of attack, the Pentagon is establishing new cyber security initiatives to protect the Internet.
The nascent command charged with operating the nations military computer networks is now a reality, the Pentagon has confirmed.
Danger Room sits down with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for an exclusive interview. The ordinarily careful Admiral gives some surprising answers about Afghanistan’s drug war, the Pentagon’s new Cyber Command, and his social media habits.
President Barack Obama’s administration will continue to explore the implications of cyberspace’s “unique attributes” for policies on operations within it, said the Pentagon’s Quadrennial Defense Review.
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