Tuesday, September 20, 2011
According to Internet security firm McAfee in 2010, 20 million new malware, or malicious software, was found with a record growing number of 55,000 new malwares per day. The United States Cyber Command announced that Department of Defense networks are scanned and probed by cyber threat enthusiasts at least six million time per day.
"The next battle is in the information domain, and the first shots have already been fired," said Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead.
"Our vision for cyber security within the Department of Defense and the Navy is to conduct agile cyber operations to ensure mission success. Missions should be difficult to disrupt," said Joshua Caplan, SPAWAR System Center Pacific integrated cyber operations portfolio manager.