Defense Science Board tasked with investigating DOD's reliance on critical infrastructure

November 25, 2019 at 3:36 PM
The Pentagon's chief technology officer has asked the Defense Science Board to investigate the Defense Department’s dependencies on critical infrastructure -- such as the energy and communication sector -- as officials worry potential adversaries could impede U.S. military forces by targeting non-DOD systems. In an Oct. 30 memo , Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin asks the DSB to form a task force charged with investigating "DOD's dependencies on non-DOD owned critical infrastructure with a focus...

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