|This week, surfaced indicating that designs of some of our militaryâ€™s most advanced weapons systems were compromised by a sustained strategy of Chinese cyber espionage. More than two dozen major weapons systems, critical to U.S. regional missile defense for Asia, Europe and the Persian Gulf, as well as combat aircraft and ships, were the targets of these attacks. |
In January, the Defense Science Board
These cyber intrusions follow reports of an attack last week that hackers from Iran infiltrated software that controls U.S. oil and gas pipelines. As one
Question of the week:
( ) Invest more in technology to counter these attacks
( ) Encourage more information sharing within industry and the government
( ) Increase penalties for hackers that steal intellectual property from U.S. companies
( ) Create a security clearance system for employees of private sector companies for cyber security threat sharing
( ) Increase penalties against those who cause or attempt to cause damage to a computer that powers critical infrastructure, such as energy and water and food supply systems
( ) Enact a federal data breach law
( ) I donâ€™t know.
( ) Other.
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