Joint Chiefs: Cyber will change the way we fight

Cybersecurity Update – Tune in weekdays at 30 minutes past the hour for the latest cybersecurity news on The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris (6-10 a.m.) and DorobekInsider with Chris Dorobek (3-5 p.m.). says the United States does not enjoy an unmatched advantaged in cyberspace. Admiral Mike Mullen says cyberspace will change the way the military fights over the next 20 years. He spoke Wednesday at the Air force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mullen encourages the graduates to lead in all parts of their mission, and most importantly in the cyber world. He says the graduates should embrace the challenges of cyberspace, and develop their expertise.

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