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Pentagon expanding cyber security efforts

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US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks during a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2013. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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.

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