McCain criticizes administration’s handling of cyber defense

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee lashes out at the Obama Administration — accusing officials of failing to consult with Congress on important cyber defense topics. As Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu reports, John McCain says the administration has failed to deliver a strategy on deterring hackers.

No doubt about it. The Army has had success with robots in the last few years. For instance, robots have detected and disarmed roadside bombs. But you could characterize Army robotics as version 1.0. The next generation of robots must cost less. They’ve got to be more flexible and programmable. Easier to maintain. A big question is whether industry can deliver. Sandra Erwin, editor of National Defense magazine, shares more on Pentagon Solutions.