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SOCOM points to cyber challenges

18th December 2017 - 18:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London


The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) must become more efficient at equipping its personnel with Cyber Warfare technology, Commander Gen Raymond A Thomas III proclaimed last week. 

Addressing delegates at an Association of the US Army (AUSA) event in Arlington, Virginia on 13 December, Gen Thomas described Cyber Warfare as a ‘challenge’, warning how USSOCOM must mitigate its vulnerabilities while ‘…building dominating offensive capabilities [in order to] keep pace with our rapidly adapting joint force’. 

‘Our adversaries are moving out aggressively and boldly. We need to keep pace,’ he urged.

As an example, defence sources explained to Shephard how

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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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