When it comes to cyber threats, the United States has been "thinking and looking in the wrong direction," according to one expert at the recent Cambridge Cyber Summit. ThreatPost reports: The nature of cyberattacks is changing and increasingly leveraging social media as they take aim at new targets. That’s the consensus of cybersecurity experts discussing the evolving nature … [Read more...] about On Cyber Threats U.S. Has Been “Looking In The Wrong Direction”
Since 1991, proponents of greater cybersecurity have warned of an impending "cyber Pearl Harbor"--or sometimes its sibling, the cyber 9/11--to motivate a response to the cyber threats facing the United States. For years, I have been a critic of such cyber-doom rhetoric, arguing that it is a potentially dangerous distraction from the real threats that we face. In 2016, I was … [Read more...] about Does 2016 Mark the End of Cyber Pearl Harbor Hysteria?