How Pentagon is fighting cybercrime

The U.S. Department of Defense is developing a new cybersecurity framework designed to help keep them one step ahead of oncoming cyber threats.

According to the deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command, the electronic system will detect vulnerabilities associated the military’s computer networks, weapons systems and installations, Reutersreported late last week.

This information may be able to help officials to quickly identify and fix any lapses in the country’s cybersecurity defenses.

Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin told Reuters the system will eventually be turned into an automated “scorecard” for tracking vulnerabilities to cyber attacks, enabling officials to instantaneously detect and respond to cyber attacks.

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Source: PYMNTS

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