As America’s Nukes and Sensors Get More Connected, the Risk of Cyber Attack Is Growing

“Building nuclear weapons and warning systems that can be relied upon is harder than it was during the Cold War, thanks to the growing number of digital connections between various parts of the nuclear enterprise. Those links are intended to improve everything from commanders’ response times to the accuracy of missile defenses, but they also provide more avenues of attack and make it harder to know your exact level of readiness, according to new reports from U.S. Air Force advisors and a London think tank.”

Source: As America’s Nukes and Sensors Get More Connected, the Risk of Cyber Attack Is Growing – Defense – GovExec.com

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