The long wrangle among the US military about who gets to be in charge of cyber warfare and who gets all the resulting pork appears to have been settled. Questions remain, however, regarding the level of America's readiness to take offensive military cyber action against enemies presumably overseas. Reuters reports that the main …
Clear and Present Danger...
I wondered you would get a TC reference in the article somewhere. After all, haven't they just announced the creation of 'Op-Centre'?
All these new icons...
...and none to adequately express "big wank at taxpayer's expense".
ESC will have to do.
And then there is the "Net Force" franchise (which led to a cheap movie that struggled to represent VR), for which the best books were written by Diane Duane.
@ B Weeks
"a TC reference in the article"
What, where, who, when how?"
Defense cuts make it all moot
That the National Security Agency has governance over a cyber-defense initiative will be more or less irrelevant due to defense budget cuts. Unintended consequences are involved: when people hear "defense budget" they automatically think planes, bombs, tanks, and infantrymen. What is not thought about is funding for other Department of Defense programs. In particular, cuts have apparently affected the Information Assurance Scholarship program, which provides academic funding for incoming IAS personnel; we will have the programs, but will lack the talent.
Paris, also lacking talent, but that is just as irrelevant.
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