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2011-03-11 05:55:00

The United States has become concerned with China's growing capabilities in cyber-warfare and intelligence, according to a top official with National Intelligence on Thursday. James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence told the Senate Armed Services Committee that "the Chinese have made a substantial investment in this area, they have a very large organization devoted to it and they're pretty aggressive." "This is just another way in which they glean information about us and collect...

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2010-04-16 10:56:40

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) met Thursday with the man nominated by President Obama to become the first head of a new military cyber-command division, moving forward with his confirmation despite the lack of details on how the organization will work or what authority it would have to deal with offensive or criminal activity on the Internet. The Senate committee interviewed Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, who has been in charge of the National Security Agency (NSA) since...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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