How to Meet the Cyber-Threat against America in the 21st Century

Security through strength is no longer a completely reliable mission statement.  The cyber-threat is a great equalizer.  There can be an adversary from anywhere in the world. Though people tend to discount the cyber-threat since it occurs slowly and there is no tangible evidence regarding potential attacks, the risk of cyber-warfare damaging American national security is nonetheless real.  American Thinker interviewed former Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff, former CIA Director Michael Hayden, former FBI Executive Assistant Director Shawn Henry, and Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, to get their thoughts on this new and dangerous threat. Henry feels that America is currently not winning the battle.  Part of the problem is that people are complacent and are not taking the cyber-threat seriously enough.  "A company loses billions of dollars of R&D, but no one is jumping up and down.  When you tell...(Read Full Article)

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