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AOC 2011: US dubs Chinese and Russian cyber threat harmless

15th November 2011 - 09:23 GMT | by Andrew White in Washington, DC


Neither China nor Russia are 'particularly interested' in dealing blows to the United States in cyberspace, according to the chief of the US Army's Cyber/Information Operations Division.

Addressing the Association of Old Crows (AOC) conference on 14 November, Col Nanette Gallant admitted that it was almost impossible to defend the cyberspace network from attack, but urged delegates that possession of such capabilities did not necessarily mean they would be applied.

'China, North Korea, Iran and Russia possess or are developing cyber attack and exploitation tools,' she stated. 'But China and Russia have equities in the US and North Korea and

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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