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House defense spending bill calls on Pentagon to set cyber 'deterrence' posture

July 14, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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The House is expected to vote today on a defense spending authorization bill as well as a number of last-minute amendments, including a proposal for the Pentagon to establish a cyber “deterrence” policy, among several other cyber-related provisions.

The legislation, H.R. 2810, “Directs the Secretary of Defense to define 'deterrence' in a cyber operations landscape, and assess how this definition affects the overall cyber operations strategy in the Department of Defense,” according to a summary of an amendment offered by...

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