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Cybersecurity: A New Arms Race

Thursday, June 3, 2010 | 10:02 AM Leave a comment Go to comments

Making Cybersecurity News this morning, Chinese analysts warn that, much like the nuclear weapons show-and-tell, the US military’s recently-formed Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) could spark a new arms race, as nations battle over superlative homeland security.

Backing CYBERCOM, US Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn III, in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal this morning, acknowledged that “more than 100 intelligence agencies and foreign militaries are actively trying to penetrate our systems.”

Meanwhile, the Senate version of the Defense authorization bill, to be rolled out later this week, would provide funding for the Department of Defense to partner with industry to continue to buildup the nation’s cybersecurity…

US cybersecurity policies close to major update (SC Magazine)

New media should dig into issues around cybersecurity (PBS)

DHS may merge infrastructure protection, cybersecurity units, official says (Security Management)

Security firm: 2009 cyber attack stretched over months (Defense News)

Muslim station under cyber-attack after Gaza incident (Southern Africa Journalism)

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  1. Friday, June 4, 2010 | 2:25 PM at 2:25 PM

    Thanks again for posting these news summarizes. I certainly appreciate your efforts. =)

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