Today at Ft. Meade, Army Gen. Keith Alexander pinned on his fourth star as his brand-new United States Cyber Command finally became a reality. What will it do? “Given our increasing dependency on cyberspace, this new command will bring together the resources of the department to address vulnerabilities and meet the ever-growing array of cyber threats to our military systems,” said Defense Secretary Robert Gates. In reality, no one really knows.

But it will involve robots.

Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman