Cyberinfrastructure http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28183/all en Pentagon to boost cybersecurity force fivefold - report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/pentagon-boost-cybersecurity-force-fivefold-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Pentagon has approved is a major expansion of its cybersecurity force to counter a growing threat of hacking and to conduct offensive operations against foreign foes, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing U.S. officials.</p> <p>The officials, who were not named because the plan is not yet public, said the move would increase the cybersecurity force fivefold, from 900 personnel to a total of 4,900 troops and civilians.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/pentagon-boost-cybersecurity-force-fivefold-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cyberinfrastructure Cyberwarfare Military science Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 04:00:26 +0000 5740335 at http://www.globalpost.com