General Michael Hayden, a retired U.S. Air Force four-star general and the former Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has extensive knowledge and understanding of how to handle conflict and combat. During his time serving in a variety of senior positions, including responsibility for a combat support agency of the Department of Defense, as the Commander of the Air Intelligence Agency and Director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center, he became well-acquainted with the military doctrine of “land, sea, air, space and cyber.”
Yes, cyber, just like the other earthly aspects, is a domain. A place. But not like any place we’ve experienced fully, which makes it very difficult to deal with.
“Security in a digital world is still so hard,” said General Hayden during his keynote presentation at the 2018 PAS OptICS conference earlier this week