Some security experts think that cyber attacks could be the biggest “asymmetrical” threat the joint force faces in this decade. America’s military is now so dependent on information networks to accomplish missions that any adversary who can exploit, disrupt or destroy those networks poses a danger to U.S. victory in future wars. However, as with other threats, much of the vulnerability resides not in what the enemy is doing, but in the way our own defense establishment operates. Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall says a key problem is that the military’s current system for developing new technology can’t keep up with fast-changing cyber threats. I have written a commentary for Forbes, which you can read here.
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