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DOD revised nuclear strategy includes tougher cyber defenses

/ February 5, 2018

The Pentagon's updated nuclear strategy includes steps for strengthening the military's cyber defenses, according to a “Nuclear Posture Review” released last week as President Trump is calling for an increase in spending to modernize the nation's nuclear arsenal.

“The emergence of offensive cyber warfare capabilities has created new challenges and potential vulnerabilities” for the nuclear command, control and communications system, with potential adversaries “expending considerable effort to design and use cyber weapons against networked systems,” according to the posture...

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