Military will be left defunct following cyber attack, says defence committee report


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Andrew Elwell
01/09/2013

The military’s reliance on computers is now so great that a sustained cyber attack from enemy actors could deal a fatal blow to much of its weapons and technology. Entire combat units could be rendered useless. That’s the conclusion of a report by the Commons defence committee. "The evidence we received leaves us concerned that with the armed forces now so dependent on information and communications technology, should such systems suffer a sustained cyber-attack, their ability to...
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