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Cybersecurity concerns pull Pentagon into non-traditional roles for protecting core infrastructure

September 11, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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The Defense Department is helping the federal government respond to growing and evolving cybersecurity threats by moving into non-traditional areas for the military such as protecting financial institutions and election systems, based on recent comments by high-ranking Pentagon and administration officials.

The Trump administration is taking an expansive view of the Pentagon's role in defending economic and national security from cyber attacks -- with a particular focus on Russia, China, North Korea and Iran -- as the implications of recent...


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