DOD taking 'layered approach' to addressing cyber vulnerabilities in weapon systems, infrastructure

By Justin Doubleday / December 5, 2018 at 4:37 PM
The Defense Department is carrying out congressionally mandated reviews of cyber vulnerabilities in its major weapon systems and critical infrastructure through a layered approach involving multiple agencies and teams, according to a joint staff official. Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo, director for command, control, communications and computers/cyber on the joint staff (J6), said he's getting "a little congressional help" in evaluating potential "back doors" in DOD systems. During a Dec. 4 "Air Force IT Day" event hosted by the...

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