Thursday, March 4, 2010

Plans To Fight Cyberwar Are A 'Recipe For Disaster'

Michael Chertoff, former Secretary at the US Department of Homeland Security

From The Guardian:

Senior security experts have criticised the west's approach to online threats, suggesting that not enough is being done to stem the growing tide of cyberattacks.

Michael Chertoff, a former secretary at the US Department of Homeland Security, said on Wednesday that current cybersecurity policies were a "recipe for disaster" that could inadvertently encourage a virtual attack equivalent to "the next Pearl Harbour".

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More News On Cyberwar

A New Age for US Cybersecurity -- Tech News World
Former Intelligence Chief: U.S. Would Lose Cyberwar -- Information Week
U.S. would lose a cyber war, former intell chief warns -- Government Computer News
Cyberwar Hype Intended to Destroy the Open Internet -- Threat Level
US cyber defense strategy details hit the Internet -- France 24
China's Hacker Army -- Foreign Policy
Is Iran's Cyberwar Sustainable? -- National Journal
The Real Meaning Of Cyberwarfare -- Forbes
Cyberwar hype was cooked up to sell Internet-breaking garbage to the military -- Boing Boing

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