War on terrorism turns to information network

Wednesday, 12 January 2005, 10:41 AM EST

It is a daunting task within the Pentagon: defending more than 3.5-million computers worldwide against a growing threat of cyber attack from terrorists to common hackers.

"Not only our defense mechanisms," Raduege said in an interview Tuesday, "but also world economies, world business and finance, world political apparatus and important diplomatic discussions. They all depend on reliable and accessible networks."

By Paul De La Garza at the Times.

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