Hurricane on the horizon: US government fears impending cyber attack

A top government official has said that the threat of cyber attacks has left the U.S. in “crisis mode”. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen made the comments in an interview with Axios, where she compared the potential damage of a cyber attack to a Category 5 hurricane. She isn’t alone in her fears, with intelligence chiefs from the last three administrations agreeing that there is no bigger threat to the US than an incoming cyber attack. Former US Army general and CIA director David Petraeus said: “What worries me most is a cyber equivalent of a weapon of mass destruction … Continue reading Hurricane on the horizon: US government fears impending cyber attack