Defense CIO wants to speed adoption of cloud, mobile technologies


"The targeted attacks on DOD are increasing significantly, and they are no longer coming from individuals, but they are coming from groups that are very well organized," Takai said, citing the group as one of the threats.

DOD Deputy Secretary William Lynn, in an article he wrote for last October, said more "than 100 foreign intelligence organizations are trying to break into U.S. networks."

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