Panetta: Cyber attack could ‘paralyze our country’

January 7, 2012
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta warned that cyber capabilities could “virtually paralyze our country” during an interview with 60 minutes conducted in December but just released on Thursday.

“The reality is that there is the cyber capability to basically bring down our power grid… to paralyze our financial system in this country to virtually paralyze our country,” Panetta told60 minutes in an interview during his trip to the Middle Eastlast month.

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