Global warming is threatening, drone wars are here, assault weapons threaten our children and our public gathering places, our identities are being stolen, now the bell is being rung warning us about cyber attacks… Cyber security is big news and the Obama administration is taking it seriously…. read more at Mashable…
“When James Clapper, the country’s top intelligence official, visited Capitol Hill this week to discuss the major threats facing America, he put cyberattacks at the top of the list.
The lengthy discussion of cybersecurity marked a change from testimony Clapper gave in 2012 and 2011. In his annual assessments of worldwide risks in the two previous years, digital threats were mentioned only briefly and were further down on the list of dangers.
Cybersecurity is a top priority this year for President Obama, who was planning a meeting Wednesday in the White House Situation Room with business executives to discuss the issue. Concerns are growing about a potential attack that could cripple the …”