Analysis: Gen. Alexander to head Cyber Command

Tuesday - 5/11/2010, 5:32pm EDT

Bob Gourley, editor of CTOVision.com and a member of the Board of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association

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  • The Senate has confirmed Army General Keith Alexander to lead the U.S. Cyber Command. The Cyber Command will head efforts to secure Pentagon networks. Alexander also leads the National Security Agency, and that has raised concerns about militarizing cyberspace. Bob Gourley is editor of CTOVision.com and a member of the Board of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association. He says Alexander is an important addition to -- what he calls --- the "Pentagon Enterprise."