[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[ISN] Report: NATO needs more cyber capabilities



http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov/ng_20120228_2060.php

By Josh Smith
National Journal
02/28/2012

Government officials have warned that cyberattacks are rapidly becoming one of the greatest threats to the United States and its allies, but a new report says the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is still playing catch up.

"NATO's central missions of collective defense and cooperative security must be as effective in cyberspace as they are in the other domains of air, land, sea, and space," concluded a report released by the Atlantic Council on Monday.

While NATO enacted a new cyberdefense policy in June, the alliance now needs to focus on a core set of priorities to make cybersecurity efforts more effective, the report said.

A special worry for the miltary comes from networks controlled by private companies. The Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported on Monday that the National Security Agency has pushed for greater cybersecurity authority but has been rebuffed by the White House over privacy concerns.

[...]


______________________________________________________________________________
CISSP and CEH training with Expanding Security is the fastest, easiest way
to grock the relevant data you need now.   A free class invite is in every
PainPill.  Sign up for the free weekly PainPill.  It's that easy.
http://www.expandingsecurity.com/PainPill