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Pentagon expanding cyber security efforts




US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks during a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2013.
US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks during a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2013.
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The Grey Lady isn't the only one hiring additional security experts... The Pentagon is also expanding its cybersecurity forces.  Three years ago, the Defense Department created it's Cyber Command, a group tasked with defending critical computer systems as well as launching offensive cyber operations.

The Pentagon recently announced plans to expand this unit over the next few years.