Collateral Damage From Cyber Warfare?

theodp writes “If you’re thinking about applying for that open US cyber warfare czar position, Robert X. Cringely points out that you will have to effectively function as a world cyber warfare czar, a fact that neither Republican nor Democratic Administrations have yet been willing to embrace, at least in public. The international nature of today’s outsourced-and-offshored IT business has big implications for US security. Try to do a security audit of your company’s technical resources in Argentina or Bangladesh, suggests Bob, and see what nightmare is unveiled. Toss some random Code Gods into the mix, says Cringely, and it’s really too tough to predict who might win in a game of US vs. Albania.”

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Thursday, June 11th, 2009 Uncategorized