Blog: Cyberthreats Grow Unchecked

Signal Magazine

Robert K. Ackerman
September 10, 2015

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The exponential growth of network connectivity, evidenced by cloud computing and the Internet of Things, has its counterpart in cyberthreats. These new capabilities will provide myriad opportunities for cybermarauders to wreak untold damage for profit or international gain. And, the government is falling further behind as it does not even meet the security criteria it recommends for the commercial sector.

A panel on the unclassified cyberthreat drew an overflow crowd at the AFCEA/INSA Intelligence and National Security Summit being held in Washington, D.C., September 9-10, 2015. Sean Kanuck, national intelligence officer for cyber issues, Office of the Director of National …

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