Air Force to get ‘cyber sidearms’

Friday, 12 October 2007, 11:32 PM EST

The Air Force will soon give service members working on networks a new tool to help detect cyberattacks, service officials said.

The “cyber sidearm” is intended to be a simple way for service members to quickly alert others to potential security breaches, said Lt. Gen. Robert Elder, commander of the 8th Air Force.

At FCW.

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