Situational Awareness Big Hurdle for Cyber Command, New Chief Says

June 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;6/9/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p5
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This article reveals that developing better situational awareness over the U.S. military's computing networks is a big hurdle for the new Cyber Command, according to its head Keith Alexander. He adds that U.S. cyber networks face known and unknown vulnerabilities, strong adversary capabilities and weak situational awareness. He stresses the need for the military commander to have confidence in his command and control system. The U.S. Strategic Command covers the Cyber Command.


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