Iranian Cyber-Attack Is Most Destructive to Date Says Defense Secretary

Iranian Cyber-Attack Is Most Destructive to Date Says Defense Secretary
NEWS ANALYSIS: Leon Panetta warns Iran that the United States is prepared to take action against cyber-attacks if national interests are threatened as the Pentagon readies cyber-defenses. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, speaking in New York to the...


Cyber warfare a real threat, the US Secretary of Defense warns
The U.S. is facing a dramatically increasing threat from cyber attacks and a futureattack on the country's critical infrastructure could have an effect similar to the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001, the U.S. Secretary of Defense said last week...


Government breaks secrecy barrier on cyber security
The Hindu
Another major lacuna this initiative will need to address is the scant attention paid to issues of cyber security by CEOs of large Indian companies and public sector units, who remain either apathetic to, or uninformed of, both the consequences and ...

We Have Been Warned
Huffington Post (blog)
The threat, of course, is cyber warfare, the destructive use of computers to crash large-scale computer-based systems, what experts call the critical infrastructure. That infrastructure includes: energy, communications, financial, and ... Several ...

Israel boosts defense against cyber attack
"Just as the Iron Dome missile defense system operates to intercept missiles and the security fence prevents the entry of infiltrators and terrorists, we will also have a similar defense mechanism against cyber attacks," Netanyahu said. Defense ...

Huawei: Chinese 'cyber threat' firm probed over £2.5bn UK deal
Daily Mail
The Security and Intelligence Committee is already looking at the cyber threat posed by Russia and China, which are suspected of carrying out the majority of electronic attacks against UK interests. Involved: David Cameron met Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei...

Daily Mail

Joseph I. Lieberman: US must do more to guard against 'cyber 9/11'
Capital Times (blog)
Without congressional action, the president cannot offer liability protections to industry to reward compliance with voluntary security guidelines. Nor can he require industry to report major cyber-intrusions. But the president can encourage owners of ...

Panetta warns of cyber attack
Macon Telegraph (blog)
As a result of these threats, he said, the U.S. is putting $3 billion annually in the cyber security, including developing new capabilities to track down the source of cyber attack. “Potential aggressors should be aware that the United States has the ...

IT security becomes focus at Middle East hi-tech fair
DUBAI, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- As cyber attacks in the Gulf Arab region mount, IT security and anti-virus software are in the center of interest at the largest information technology fair in the Middle East, which kicked off Sunday. The five-day Gulf ...

Panetta invokes Pearl Harbor to illustrate cyber security dangers ...
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta used a speech at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City to sound an alarm. Panetta asserts that critical ...

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