Skip to comments.CIA chief Leon Panetta: The next Pearl Harbor could be a cyberattack
Posted on 06/11/2011 4:23:22 AM PDT by LibWhacker
Leon Panetta, at a confirmation hearing for the post of Defense secretary, says the US will need to take 'both defensive ... as well as aggressive measures' to deal with the threat of cyberattack.
The next great battle America faces is likely to involve cyberwarfare, Leon Panetta, the Central Intelligence Agency director, warned senators Thursday, predicting that the next Pearl Harbor that we confront could very well be a cyberattack that cripples" Americas electrical grid and its security and financial systems.
Its going to take both defensive measures as well as aggressive measures to deal with that, said Mr. Panetta, who was appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in a confirmation hearing for the post of secretary of defense.
(Excerpt) Read more at csmonitor.com ...
Leon Panetta - friend to Marxists and Communists in South America. Miranda rights to enemy combatants.
Attaboy, Leon. You going to discover steam next?
Was China even mentioned ?
I guess that Comrade Panetta was fast asleep when we HAD our next “Pearl Harbor” on 11 September, 2001.
These stupid shits need to be removed from power, NOW!
Panetta’s been following me om FR the way Weenie follows porn sluts on Tw@tter:
“The next big war-of-equals, or near-equals, will be kinda like chess, with the loser electronically checkmated by communications disruption and commercial/industrial/financial sabotage, impotent, vanquished, and sueing for terms long before most of us even know theres a war on.”
You didn’t ping the tight guy!
You didn’t ping the right guy!
Write to your senators and request that they vote no on the confirmation of Leon Panetta to the Department of Defense.
Too many communists in his circle.
Leon continues to attempt justification of his employment...
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Author: Committee on Deterring Cyberattacks: Informing Strategies and Developing Options; National Research Council
Descrip: In a world of increasing dependence on information technology, the prevention of cyberattacks on a nation’s important computer and communications systems and networks is a problem that looms large. Given the demonstrated limitations of passive cybersecurity defense measures, it is natural to consider the possibility that deterrence might play a useful role in preventing cyberattacks against the United States and its vital interests. At the request of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Research Council undertook a two-phase project aimed to foster a broad, multidisciplinary examination of strategies for deterring cyberattacks on the United States and of the possible utility of these strategies for the U.S. government.
The first phase produced a letter report providing basic information needed to understand the nature of the problem and to articulate important questions that can drive research regarding ways of more effectively preventing, discouraging, and inhibiting hostile activity against important U.S. information systems and networks.
Sure...this will be the excuse to shut you cocky, opinionated free speech conservatives down...never let a crisis go to waste.
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