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  • noun Military strategy in cyberspace.


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cyber- +‎ strategy


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  • A U.S. official said the principles were largely in line with U.S. cyberstrategy and that the conference was significant because it helped move the Internet from just a technical discussion to one of international diplomacy.

    U.S., U.K. Propose Web Governance Principles Alistair MacDonald 2011

  • In response to reports that the Pentagon's first cyberstrategy, due for release soon, concludes an Internet attack could be grounds for a military response, Mr. Li said the strategy "appears to be a warning to potential cyberattackers on the U.S. of the consequences, but is fundamentally an attempt of the U.S. to maintain its unparalleled global military superiority."

    Beijing Fires Back at Google James T. Areddy 2011

  • The slightest suggestion that the Chinese military has attacked U.S. websites is highly sensitive, especially since the Pentagon published a new cyberstrategy in July that laid the ground for the U.S. to potentially respond with traditional military force to crippling cyberattacks from abroad.

    Chinese State TV Alludes to U.S. Website Attacks Jeremy Page 2011

  • But he also presents new details about the Defense Department's cyberstrategy, including the development of ways to find intruders inside the network.

    Defense official discloses cyberattack 2010

  • In an article to be published Wednesday discussing the Pentagon's cyberstrategy, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III says malicious code placed on the drive by a foreign intelligence agency uploaded itself onto a network run by the U.S. military's Central Command.

    Defense official discloses cyberattack 2010

  • In May, the White House's international cyberstrategy declared that the United States reserves the right to use all necessary means - diplomatic, informational, military and economic - to defend the nation against hostile acts in cyberspace.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post Ellen Nakashima 2011

  • James E. Cartwright Jr., the recently retired vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who has criticized U.S. cyberstrategy as being too focused on defensive issues, said the report "is a good start at documenting how the U.S. will both defend our interests in this vital domain and deter those who would threaten those interests."

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post Ellen Nakashima 2011

  • Painter, however, sat in the front row as Pentagon officials introduced their cyberstrategy in a presentation at the National Defense University.

    NPR Topics: News 2011

  • "If there is massive damage, massive human losses, or significant economic damage, it would be in those circumstances that I think the president would consider all the tools that he has - economic, diplomatic and as a last resort, military," Lynn said in remarks introducing the new cyberstrategy.

    NPR Topics: News 2011

  • There's no lecturing Gibbs and Obama on the power of the Internet; their deft cyberstrategy during the campaign got them their new jobs.

    TechNewsWorld 2009


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