October 9, 2012

U.S. Needs Frank Talk About Cyberweapons

Washington Post, Washington Post

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Cyberconflict is already at our doorstep. Recently, six U.S. banks were hit with a rather crude attack that blocked many customers from online access to their accounts. The assault underscores the urgent need for stronger action to improve defenses. Congress failed to act this year on legislation that would have deepened cooperation between the private sector and government, which possesses valuable tools for cybersecurity.

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TAGGED: Cyber War, Cyberattacks, United States


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