In this three-article series in InformationWeek, Joe Whitley discusses the nature of our current "cyberwar" and what the private sector can do to better prepare itself.
"Our defenses to a cyberattack in the United States are much weaker than they should be," Mr. Whitley said. "The reasons for our vulnerabilities are many, but they have their roots in a free-market society where 85% to 90% of our critical infrastructure in the United States is in private hands. As a consequence, we are much better positioned to launch attacks than to defend against them."
Read the Articles:
Cyberwar Part 1: What IT Can Do To Survive
Cyberwar Part 2: Government Hacks Threaten Private Sector
Cyberwar Part 3: Marketing Data Collection Threatens All