Preparing for cyber warfare – chicagotribune.com

These brazen cyber attacks on a critical infrastructure have raised new alarms within the information and homeland security sectors. Dr. Jane LeClair, COO at the, National Cybersecurity Institute notes that these types of incidents, in which hackers exploit  vulnerabilities within the country’s digital infrastructure, are referred to in military parlance as “prepping the battlefield.” Following other recent high profile data breaches at private companies such as Target, Michaels, and eBay, and the digital bomb that was left in NASDAQ in 2011, the question is being raised – is America prepped to handle a contemporary cyber war?

via Preparing for cyber warfare – chicagotribune.com.