U.S. Military's Cyber Chief Warns Of Eroding Technical Prowess

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U.S. Military's Cyber Chief Warns Of Eroding Technical Prowess
« on: February 18, 2011, 01:32:54 PM »
The U.S. Military's top officer in charge of cyber security said that the country must invest more in so-called "STEM" programs - science, technology, engineering and math - to avoid being outflanked in a world where cyber offensive- and defensive operations are the keys to military victory.

Speaking at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, General Keith Alexander, Director of the U.S. Cyber Command, said that the U.S. Military had made strides in the realm of cyber security with the creation of a unified Cyber Command, but that broader, national programs of digital literacy and investment in core sciences were needed to ensure the nation's long term security.

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