Monday, February 27, 2017

NSA Chief: Cyber Isn't All That Special

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael S. Rogers speaks at the third annual Intelligence and National Security Summit in Washington in September. (Gary Cameron/Reuters)

C4ISRNet: Cyber isn’t all that special, says NSA chief

For all the concern of cyber as a new domain and a new unique tool set, the nation’s chief cyber military officer is warning against putting cyber on a pedestal.

Cyber is an operational domain in which the military does a variety of missions and functions, many of which are traditional, said Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, at the AFCEA West conference in San Diego on Feb. 23. He noted that the military executes reconnaissance and fire and maneuver activities in cyberspace much like the branches do in the physical world.

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WNU Editor: It may not be special, but the commander of U.S. Cyber Command who is also the Director of the NSA wants changes in the rules that govern cyber-weapons .... NSA head Rogers pushes to loosen reins on cyberweapons (The Hill)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Cyber is up there with nukes and other forms of mass destruction... we are just still to learn about the consequences. It will probably be a few more decades until IoT is even further embedded in our daily lives that we'll understand what an AI based cyber attack is capable of doing to us (aside from the economic damage)