By Bill Gertz
The commander of the U.S. Cyber Command this week called for creating a Cold War-style balance of power in cyber space mirroring the U.S. nuclear deterrent strategy used against the Soviet Union.
During an appearance before Congress, Adm. Mike Rogers, who is also director of the National Security Agency, warned that cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated and lethal, and are being developed by both nations and groups of criminals and terrorists.
The comments by Rogers highlight the commander’s differences with the Obama administration’s declare “passive” strategy toward cyber attacks and the states and organizations behind them. Many U.S. corporations that have been victimized by cyber attacks have been pressing the White House to adopt more robust policies.
Rogers told the… Read More