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Terrorists Pose Cyber Security Threat, Former Defense Secretary Says

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September 13, 2012
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“In a keynote today at the ISC2 Security Congress in Philadelphia, Gates – who served as defense secretary from 2006 and 2011 and is also a former director of the CIA – said the threat of cyber-war waged by nation-states in some ways is less problematic than the prospect of attacks from non-state actors. His comments echoed a similar sentiment shared by FBI Director Robert Mueller III at the RSA Conference earlier this year in San Francisco, when he warned that while terrorists had not been linked to a full-scale cyber-attack, such groups are using the web for recruitment and to help operations. ”

Source: Terrorists Pose Cyber Security Threat, Former Defense Secretary Says | SecurityWeek.Com


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