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US Military Academies Ramp Up Training for Future Cyber Warriors

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Rob Spiegel
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The cyber wars
Rob Spiegel   7/11/2013 10:23:33 AM
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This is a nice story, Cabe. I'd love to see that contest in action. As the Internet gets incorporated into more of our basic fuctions -- like manufacturing -- we become more vulnerable. It's good to see we're trying to protect ourselves. Of course, the U.S. is also conducting cyber attacks and cyper spying.

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CYBER SECURITY
bobjengr   7/13/2013 12:26:17 PM
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Excellent post Cabe.  This is welcome information and obviously much needed by the DOD.  I can only imagine where we will be in 20 years relative to cyber security.  The academies are certainly being pro-active relative to that need.  I think requiring each cadet to take appropriate courses only indicates the threat that exists.  

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Cyber security and military training: Future problems
William K.   7/14/2013 10:16:13 PM
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I think that while this training is vital, there are future problems being created even now. Has anybody considered what these folks will be qualified to do as a career after their enlistment is over. 

It is bad enoygh living with a mind full of infantry training and battle experience, can you imagine the havoc possible if one of these folks go over the edge? Perhaps a lifelong career for them should be considered.

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