Panetta warns cyberspace in "pre-9/11 moment", reveals more aggressive stance

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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta outlined a new, more "aggressive" cyber policy during a speech to industry at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York over the weekend. "We won't succeed in preventing a cyber attack through improved defences alone," Panetta said. We’re in the digital equivalent of a "pre-9/11 moment" according to Panetta. Just like in 2001 the warning signs are there and similarly, while the U.S. has passable defences to repel a cyber attack, it cou...
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