PENTAGON CONTEMPLATES CYBER WAR OFFENSE FIRST STRIKE
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, held its first-ever symposium to discuss how the U.S. military can better protect itself from foreign-backed hackers. DARPA’s director, Regina Dugan, told conference members the agency will work to develop offensive cyber capabilities.
Hostile governments can now cripple power grids, water supplies, even nuclear facilities without firing a single shot. Creating a national catastrophe has never been easier. And the new weapon of choice for the world’s terrorists is the humble laptop.
SO WHAT IS THE PENTAGON DOING ABOUT IT, THIS REPORT EXPLORES?
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