Think your job's tough? Try protecting Net access for the U.S. Army

Tuesday, 2 October 2007, 1:09 PM EST

For most large companies, an attack that brings down the corporate network means millions of dollars in lost revenue and unhappy customers. But if the net defenders of the U.S. Army see their network go down or their defenses broken, the stakes are significantly higher; the lives of soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan are on the line.

Net defenders are one of several specialties within the 1st Information Operations Command's Army Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT), and their job is to maintain and protect the flow of data over the Army's network.

At Computerworld.

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