Discussion with ADM Scott Swift, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

As you may know, the South China Sea is one of the world’s most important bodies of water, an artery through which roughly $5 trillion in trade flows each year. It is also one of the world’s most hotly disputed bodies of water, with multiple states in the region, including China, claiming sovereignty over its many islands and shoals.

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TODAY: Cybersecurity Caucus Briefing: DoD’s Cyber Strategy One Year In

The United States is currently engaging in an offensive cyber campaign against ISIL, one that Deputy Secretary Robert Work has described as “dropping cyberbombs.” Changes to the structure of US Cyber Command are being contemplated in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. Last week, the Department of Defense kicked off the government’s first-ever bug bounty program for security vulnerabilities.

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