Cyber security and warfare are on par with a credible nuclear deterrent in the defense priorities of the United States, the U.S. Navy's top admiral said on Monday, after the Pentagon accused China of trying to hack into its computer networks.
Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the chief of naval operations, told Reuters the defense department's cyber program had continued unabated despite the political gridlock about the U.S. budget deficit and enforced spending cuts in other areas.
The two-day Cyber Defence Summit-Middle East & North Africa begins on Monday March 4th will discuss defensive as well offensive cyber strategies to help establish a proactive plan on safeguarding against cyber attacks and achieving a global security network.
French business information group naseba is co-organaser of summit held at the Al Bustan Palace, Ritz Carlton Hotel.
The elaboration of a proper cyber strategy is one the main target of intelligence services all around the world. We often discuss of US and Israel, but also European governments are pushing to reinforce their presence in the cyber space.
The situation in Iran is becoming really critic, time go by and every diplomatic solution is not realizable. We have western countries disturbed by an aggressive policy of the government in Tehran, defiant as ever, that risks trigger a dangerous situation in the Middle East undermining the unstable equilibrium of the whole area.
Remarks on the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, National Defense University, Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 14, 2011
Thank you Hans.
Returning to NDU is especially meaningful for me. I was a fellow here at an evocative time. Reagan was President. Nuclear conflict with the Soviet Union dominated defense scenarios. And the Berlin Wall appeared to forever separate two mutually-antagonistic world-systems.