Jan 27 2011

Cyber Attacks Jeopardize Superpower Status

Category: cyber securityDISC @ 3:09 pm

Cyberspace enable e-mail, electricity grids, international banking and military superiority.
We can’t live without cyberspace – but increasingly, experts say its openness is putting the United States in jeopardy.

“We can say that sovereignty’s at risk,” said Sami Saydjari. He heads the Cyber Defense Agency, an information security company.

“Basically our whole superpower status as the United States depends on computers,” he said. “We lose them, we lose our status as a superpower. We become a Third World country overnight.”


Tags: Cyber Defense Agency, Cyber-warfare, cyberwar, Sami Saydjari, superpower status