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Cadets Trade the Trenches for Firewalls

May 11, 2009, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to MJang for this link. ]

"The cyberwar games at West Point are just one example of a heightened awareness across the military that it must treat the threat of a computer attack as seriously as it does an attack carried out by a bomber or combat brigade. There is hardly an American military unit or headquarters that has not been ordered to analyze the risk of cyberattacks to its mission -- and to train to counter them. If the hackers were to succeed, they could change information on the network and cripple Internet communications."

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