Inside the secret digital arms race: Facing the threat of a global cyberwar – Feature – TechRepublic

The team was badly spooked, that much was clear. The bank was already reeling from two attacks on its systems, strikes that had brought it to a standstill and forced the cancellation of a high profile IPO.

The board had called in the team of security experts to brief them on the developing crisis. After listening to some of the mass of technical detail, the bank’s CEO cut to the chase.

“What should I tell the Prime Minister when I get to Cobra?” he demanded, a reference to the emergency committee the government had set up as it scrambled to respond to what was looking increasingly like a coordinated cyberattack.

via Inside the secret digital arms race: Facing the threat of a global cyberwar – Feature – TechRepublic.

Author: Daniel Garrie

Daniel Garrie is a renowned computer forensics, e-discovery, privacy, and cyber security expert and thought leader. Quoted in Forbes and profiled in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, he is a frequently retained neutral and Chair of Alternative Resolution Center’s (ARC) E-Discovery and Forensic Dispute Resolution practice. Today, Mr. Garrie is a Partner and General Counsel for Law and Forensics LLC, a boutique legal strategy and forensics firm that works with clients across industries to address privacy, e-discovery and forensic issues in the U.S. and abroad.In the past two years, Mr. Garrie has been involved in over 50 e-discovery matters both in the U.S. and abroad.