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  • Official Cites Value of Cyberspace to Warfighting Operations

    04/08/2009 6:19:00 PM PDT · by Cindy · 2 replies · 227+ views
    AMERICAN FORCES PRESS SERVICE ^ | April 8, 2009 | Gerry J. Gilmore
    Note: The following text is a quote: Official Cites Value of Cyberspace to Warfighting Operations By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, April 8, 2009 – Maintaining and protecting the U.S. military’s worldwide computer network is a vital component of national security, a senior official said here today. “For the United States military, cyberspace is a warfighting domain and it is critical to our operations,” Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman told reporters. “And so, we do have to aggressively protect our networks and our ability to work in cyberspace.” It also is important, Whitman said, that the Defense...
  • Red storm rising-DOD’s efforts to stave off nation-state cyberattacks begin with China

    08/26/2006 11:09:16 PM PDT · by Marius3188 · 4 replies · 574+ views
    Government Computer News ^ | 21 Aug 2006 | Dawn S. Onley and Patience Wait
    A growing band of civilian units inside China is writing malicous code and training to launch cyberstrikes into enemy systems. And for many of these units, the first enemy is the U.S. Defense Department. Pentagon officials say there are more than three million daily scans of the Global Information Grid, the Defense Department’s main network artery, and that the United States and China are the top two originating countries. “China has downloaded 10 to 20 terabytes of data from the NIPRNet (DOD’s Non-Classified IP Router Network),” said Maj. Gen. William Lord, director of information, services and integration in the Air...