Passcode Pentagon cybersecurity strategy comes with olive branch to Silicon Valley

In the first visit to Silicon Valley by a Defense secretary in nearly 20 years, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter rolled out the national cybersecurity defense strategy on Thursday during a trip meant to repair ties with the technology industry.

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In unveiling the nation’s new strategy for cybersecurity defense during a trip to Silicon Valley this week, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has some heavy lifting ahead of him.