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Air Force Establishes ‘Reduced’ Cyber-War Command

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August 18, 2009
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A year ago, the Air Force suspended its plans to set up a new “cyber command” for network defense and online warfare. The suspension came at a tumultuous time for the air service. Its two top officials had just been canned, botched airplane buys were under close scrutiny and Air Force nuke handlers were reeling from several potentially catastrophic gaffes. “It makes sense for new leadership to want to pause and evaluate,” cyber-security specialist Richard Bejtlich said. (Wired)