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Pentagon struggling to address cybersecurity in weapon systems, critical infrastructure

August 9, 2019 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Pentagon is struggling to implement policy for addressing cybersecurity risks in critical infrastructure and weapon systems, as the Defense Department lacks the personnel with the skills necessary to address flaws in operational technology, according to defense officials.

The department has for more than a decade been addressing cybersecurity threats to its information technology, such as email and internal information networks. But DOD policy related to operational technology -- such as the software underpinning modern weapon systems, base infrastructure and...

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