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Pentagon Slow to Protect Weapons From Cyber Attacks
« on: October 11, 2018, 07:07:11 AM »
Pentagon Slow to Protect Weapons From Cyber Attacks
By Anthony Capaccio
October 9, 2018, 11:32 AM EDT Corrected October 10, 2018, 9:02 AM EDT


The Pentagon hasn’t made cybersecurity for its multibillion-dollar weapons systems a major focus until recently despite years of warnings, according to Congress’s watchdog agency.

“Instead, for many years,” until about 2014, the Pentagon “focused cybersecurity efforts on protecting networks and traditional IT systems, such as accounting systems, rather than weapons,” the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Tuesday entitled: “DOD Just Beginning to Grapple with Scale of Vulnerabilities.”

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-09/pentagon-slow-to-protect-weapons-from-cyber-attacks-gao-says?utm_source=google&utm_medium=bd&cmpId=google
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