Pentagon Calls Cyberspace a New Domain for Warfare

U.S. Cyber Command directs military to defend government networks.

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Feb 17, 2011
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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn III said the Department Of Defense (DoD) is in the final stages of developing a new security strategy that formally recognizes cyberspace as a new domain for warfare. CRN reports that Cyber 3.0 is part of the U.S. Cyber Command initiative which directs the military to defend government networks from the threat of espionage and sabotage related attacks.

"’It was our worst fear, a rogue program operating on our system and poised to deliver operational plans into the hands of our enemy,’ Lynn said.”

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