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Pentagon Speeds Up Cyberweapons Acquisition Process

April 10 2012


The Dept. of Defense says it will accelerate the development of new cyberweapons due to "urgent, mission-critical" needs, the Washington Post reports.

The plan was outlined in a 16-page Pentagon report recently submitted to Congress and obtained by the Post.

The rapid process will allow the Pentagon to field cyberweapons against specific targets in a matter of days in certain cases, according to the report.

The new framework calls for two systems for cyberweapons...

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