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Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, the top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services' subcommittee on cybersecurity, is urging Secretary of Defense James Mattis to "prepare to engage Russian cyber operators" attempting to influence the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
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Bill Nelson speaks out against Russian cyber warfare.
"Cyber warfare is one of the greatest threats to our nation’s security. But rather than working with the Senate Armed Services Committee, the White House refused to allow its top cyber-security official to testify today. Instead, administration officials handed out a five-year-old chart. That’s just completely unacceptable - and I have urged the committee to issue subpoenas as necessary."
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, the Senate Armed Services Committee announced today that it has formed a new subcommittee to focus on cyber threats facing the United States.
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