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Cyberterrorism a threat that won’t go away

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September 19, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via UPI

The greatest security threat looming for industrialized societies may not be a terrorist armed with a bomb but an enemy with a keyboard and Internet connection.

Government, military and security experts have warned for months, if not years, that cyberspace is a battleground of the 21st century, which government — as well as private industry — needs to address to avoid catastrophes of immense socio-economic disruption.

“This is not science fiction,” Washington’s Bipartisan Policy Center wrote in a recent assessment of progress made on recommendations of the enacting national security recommendations of a commission established after the 9/11 attacks of 2001. “It is possible to take down cyber systems and trigger cascading disruptions and damage.

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