SOCOM chief calls for more cyber info sharing with allies, industry

By Justin Doubleday / December 13, 2017 at 6:06 PM
The head of U.S. Special Operations Command says the government is hindering partnerships with key allies and the defense industry by overclassifying information about cyber operations and capabilities. Army Gen. Raymond Thomas, commander of SOCOM, said the Defense Department needs partnerships in the "global domain" of cyber, and the only way to create those ties is through information sharing. "Our current method of classification does not facilitate sharing," Thomas said during a Dec. 13 conference hosted by the Association of...

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