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White House takes cybersecurity pitch to Silicon Valley

Defense Secretary urges software engineers to consider a tour of service fending off hackers

"I think that people and companies need to be convinced that everything we do in the cyber domain is lawful and appropriate and necessary," says Mr Carter.

San Francisco

US President Barack Obama's newly installed Defense Secretary Ash Carter toured Silicon Valley last week to announce a new military strategy for computer conflict, starting the latest Pentagon effort to invest in promising startups and to meet engineers whose talent he