Thursday, May 10, 2012

NPR: Cyber Briefings 'Scare The Bejeezus' Out Of CEOs

In NPR's continuing series on the costs of cybersecurity and who will pay for hardening the assets that control the nation's critical resources, they detail how public-private partnerships are being used to help disseminate information about the latest cyberwar capabilities to industry.

Some of the corporate systems are so vulnerable the government informed CEO's that "we can turn your computer into a brick," which scared "the bejeezus out of them." Actual quotes.

Listen to the story here.

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