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Pentagon eyes broader role in protecting industrial base from cyber threats

April 13, 2018 |
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Pentagon officials are seeking increased oversight of defense contractors' cybersecurity posture, as the outgoing head of U.S. Cyber Command is floating a potential role for the Cyber Mission Force in protecting the industrial base, Inside Defense reported.

Several unnamed nations have mounted sustained cyber campaigns to "scout and access" information from the defense industry, Adm. Mike Rogers, the head of CYBERCOM and the National Security Agency, said in testimony prepared for an April 11 House Armed Services emerging threats and...

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