US seeks USD 35 bln to strengthen cybersecurity defense

Tuesday 1 March 2016 | 11:25 CET | News
The US Department of Defense is seeking USD 34.7 billion through 2021 for cybersecurity, writes Bloomberg citing Defense Secretary Ash Carter. He was speaking on 29 February at the Pentagon. He discussed efforts, especially in Syria. The money will in part be used to beef up offensive military capabilities such as those deployed in newly disclosed operations against the Islamic State. The proposed budget would go to the Pentagon's U.S. Cyber Command and its new Cyber Mission Force to provide regional commanders with the tools needed to carry on defensive and offensive operations in their own

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