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In the latest sign of the federal government refocusing its cybersecurity efforts, the Department of Defense has released a 2018 Cyber Strategy to replace a previous one launched in 2015. The new strategy represents a move by the DoD to build out its cyber capabilities to support military operations and better compete with China and Russia in cyberspace, and to pre-empt and defend cyberattacks against critical infrastructure in the U.S.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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