Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley

As reported by the L.A. Times:

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will unveil a new military cyberstrategy Thursday in the heart of Silicon Valley, reaching out to Facebook Inc. and other companies to help boost the nation’s digital defenses.

The two-day visit underscores a long-delayed shift in Pentagon priorities to recognizing cyberattacks on government agencies, major companies and crucial infrastructure as a major threat to U.S. national security.

Carter’s visit to Silicon Valley is the first by a Pentagon chief since the mid-1990s when the Internet was in its infancy, Wi-Fi and smartphones didn’t exist and America’s digital dominance was unquestioned. …

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Comments

  1. Gotta Gedada Displace says

    Has this guy been ASLEEP for 20 years? Does he know who Edward Snowden and the NSA is? Don’t we have MORE to be concerned about with “digital attacks” FROM Government Agencies, than ON Government Agencies?

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