‘Cyber is just pounding me from every direction’

by Guest Post on March 28, 2015

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Texas representative John Carter, chairman of the subcommittee on Homeland Security appropriations, and who sits on various other defense-related subcommittees, is hearing about cyber a lot these days. As he put it, “cyber is just pounding me from every direction.” That’s just the first few seconds of the very entertaining video, where Carter tries to find the right words to express his concern over new encryption standards from Apple and others.

You may laugh about this, but… These are the people running the most powerful military of the world.
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