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U.S. Military Should Step Up Cyber Ops: General

March 21, 2018

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Washington – US efforts to conduct offensive and defensive operations in cyberspace are falling short, a top general warned Tuesday amid ongoing revelations about Russian hacking.

General John Hyten, who leads US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told lawmakers the US has “not gone nearly far enough” in the cyber domain, also noting that the military still lacks clear rules of cyber engagement.

“We have to go much further in treating cyberspace as an operational domain,” Hyten told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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