Top Weapons Tester Rolls Out New Cyber Threat Guidance

By Tony Bertuca / August 13, 2014 at 2:09 PM
The Pentagon's chief weapons tester has issued new guidance on how to evaluate weapon systems against cyber threats. An Aug. 1 memo signed by J. Michael Gilmore, the Defense Department's director of operational test and evaluation, states that every electronic exchange of military information is a potential target. "The cyber threat has become as real a threat to U.S. military forces as the missile, artillery, aviation, and electronic warfare threats which have been represented in operational testing for decades," he...

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