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U.S. government commission rolls out doomsday plan for cyberwar – Source Reuters Tech News

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of binary code are seen in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

(Reuters) – A government report published on Wednesday outlines a cyberwar doomsday plan and recommends Washington make sweeping changes to address other cybersecurity challenges facing the country.

The report, authored by a U.S. government-funded bipartisan group, named the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, advises that Congress pass a series of bills to create new or reorganize existing government offices to improve the nation’s cyber defenses. It also offers other initiatives that the authors say could bring foreign allies and private sector partners closer to the U.S. government on cybersecurity efforts.

“The idea with nuclear deterrence is you’ve either deterred it or you haven’t,” Suzanne Spaulding, a commission member and former senior homeland security official, said about the…

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