Military leaders warn U.S. must prepare for cyber, infrastructure threat

The United States must immediately get ready for domestic, cyber-enabled attacks on critical domestic infrastructure and guard against foreign-initiated information operations targeted at the American people, according to speakers and panelists at an Association of the U.S. Army symposium on Wednesday in Arlington, Virginia.

Mark Bristow, director of the Cyber Infrastructure Protection Innovation Center (CIPIC) at the non-profit Mitre Corporation, a research group in McLean, Virginia, said modern adversaries increasingly no longer distinguish between military and civilian populations when launching cyberattacks, seeking the largest disruption possible.

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Source: Chron