Fearful of Cyber Attacks, Military Tightens Control Over Data Networks

“To keep network intruders at bay, military agencies are shutting down pathways into their information systems and centralizing the control and management of data.  The current thinking is that by minimizing the number of points of entry into the military’s data networks, systems can be better defended. Over the past several years, cyber security officials have become alarmed by the difficulty of protecting the Defense Department’s mishmash of information systems.”  More details in NDIA article.