Tuesday, June 21, 2016

U.S. Cyber Command Chief Talks About The Threats That He Fears The Most

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Cyber Command Chief on What Threats to Fear the Most

Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin talks about attacks from ISIS, Russia and China

Over the past few years, cyberattacks on businesses have led to huge losses and diminished consumer confidence. But cyberattacks are also happening on the national scale as the internet becomes another arena for global conflict.

To get a picture of this emerging battlefield, The Wall Street Journal’s Rebecca Blumenstein spoke with Lt. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin, deputy commander of the U.S. Cyber Command.

Here are edited excerpts of the conversation.

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WNU editor: The impression that I got from this article is that U.S. Cyber Command is still looking for a mission .... and the means to effectively respond against threats and cyber attacks.

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