Online Espionage

Gary McGraw on Cyber War, Cyber FUD and Rhetoric

Dennis Fisher talks with Gary McGraw of Cigital about the current climate of FUD and rhetoric surrounding cyber war and cyber espionage, the state of software security in the government and military and the potential need for a software Cash for Clunkers program.

Schmidt Says the U.S. Is Not in a Cyberwar

Howard Schmidt, the new cybersecurity czar for the Obama
administration, has a short answer for the drumbeat of rhetoric
claiming the United States is caught up in a cyberwar that it is losing.

“There is no cyberwar,” Schmidt said. “I think that is a terrible metaphor and I think that is a terrible
concept,” Schmidt said. “There are no winners in that environment.” Read the full article. [Wired]

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