The US Defense Ministry has no plans to check the applicants for the presence of cryptocurrency

The US Defense Ministry has no plans to check the applicants for the presence of cryptocurrency


Confession of bitcoin as foreign currency have influence on making decision about hiring of employees in the department defense of the USA and their admitting to the state secret, however while corresponding classification is mine-out. About it with reference to the statement of press secretary of  Pentagon Odri Harris, Bloomberg reports.

She underlined also, that Ministry of Defense expected the decision Ministry of Finance, Commission on Securities and Stock Exchanges and other regulators relatively legislative interpretation cryptocurrencies.

Information that bitcoin can be included by Pentagon in the list of the information specified by competitors at passing  verification safety, was widespread before on the basis of the electronic letter sent by some employee security services of the department.

As marks, in behalf on circumstance that a department nevertheless will produce sifting out candidates from the presence a digital assets, the recently pronounced requirement US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis talks about priority of department work in a cyberspace.

“If we will consider bitcoin or other cryptocurrency cause for doubts during realization verifications safety, people will not wait, while they will be invited on government service. I consider that the number unsolved businesses will grow only together with it,” – the retired General of the United States Air Force, former federal head on informative safety Greg Touhill, declared.

In turn, Director of the PNC Center for Innovation in Financial Services at the University of Carnegie Mellon Param Vir Singh believes, that, if the American government acknowledges possession cryptocurrencies a risk for safety, it will render a “enormous negative effect” to all market of digital assets.

We will remind, in May, 2017 the specialists of Management  perspective research projects Ministry of Defense the USA began to investigate possibilities application blockchain for development infrastructure cyber security governmental structures.

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