Protecting Military Weapon Systems from Cyberattacks

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Protecting Military Weapon Systems from Cyberattacks

Protecting Military Weapon Systems from Cyberattacks

The Department of Defense is increasingly fielding high-tech weapon systems to maintain U.S. battlefield superiority. However, these sophisticated, expensive weapon systems are at risk of cyberattacks. In 2018, we reported that DOD had only recently begun to prioritize the cybersecurity of weapon systems. GAO's Bill Russell provides and update on DOD's efforts.