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Defense Science Board to examine DOD reliance on critical infrastructure

November 26, 2019 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Pentagon's chief technology officer has asked the Defense Science Board to investigate the Defense Department’s dependencies on critical infrastructure -- such as the energy and communication sectors -- as officials worry potential adversaries could impede U.S. military forces by targeting non-DOD systems.

In an Oct. 30 memo, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin asks the DSB to form a task force charged with investigating "DOD's dependencies on non-DOD owned critical infrastructure with a...


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