October 2nd, 2008, 04:53 PM
Uncle Sam to Hackers: I Want You!
The US Military is preparing for future conflicts that may spill into cyber warfare.
Military needs hackers, StratCom chief says - Army Times
But there appears to be little hackers can do to defend our networks from the dreaded EMP.
In addition to defending and maintaining the military’s networks during an attack, Chilton said, the military needs to develop offensive capabilities — not only across computer networks but in the domains of space, air, land and sea.
Chilton said StratCom has been asked to plan for how to conduct these “cross-domain” attacks as well as offensive cyber operations. Recommendation for the move was included in this year’s National Military Strategy for Cyberspace Operations.
Read more for some interesting insight on military-grade network security.
The most devastating sort of cyber attack on the U.S. would involve a decidedly kinetic weapon — a nuclear bomb, detonated high over the Earth. Such an explosion would shut down all but the most “hardened” networks and computers within range; the Pentagon has hardened its most critical structures and weapons systems, such as nuclear-capable B-52 bombers, for such an eventuality.
October 2nd, 2008, 06:23 PM
October 2nd, 2008, 06:49 PM
Beer engine... Classic!
Originally Posted by nihil
October 8th, 2008, 05:09 PM
I'm not employed by criminal organizations; however, I will never again work for those idiots at the DoD.
Talk about "Been there, Done that, didn't even get a ****ing T-Shirt"
October 16th, 2008, 02:20 PM
Originally Posted by dinowuff
Yea, my time in the Army and the last 7 years has taught me that! I have a friend who wants to pentest for them overseas... they're paying quite handsomely.
Last edited by k3w3l; October 16th, 2008 at 02:22 PM.
October 16th, 2008, 07:07 PM
The T-Shirts are reserved for your Limey allies
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Neither are Marine Corps Policy"
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From the guys who brought you Pearl Harbour"
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