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US Cyber Capabilities Are More Potent Than They Seem

On September 23, 2018, Posted by , In Cybersecurity,North America, With Comments Off on US Cyber Capabilities Are More Potent Than They Seem

Written by Tanner Nelson The United States has been warned of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor” for years. Earlier in 2018, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats announced that “the lights are blinking red.”[1] Russia’s attempts at interference in U.S. elections has already been confirmed by the U.S. intelligence community, and the…

Cyber Threats to the United States

On September 15, 2018, Posted by , In Cybersecurity,Information Reports, With Comments Off on Cyber Threats to the United States

Written by Tanner Nelson   Cyber warfare[1] is the most dangerous threat America faces today.[2] The U.S. Government has identified three major cyber threats to the American way of life: China, Russia, and Iran.[3] These nations have consistently attacked American industry, threatening the United States’ economic security. These attacks are…

The State of American Cyber Security

American cyber security efforts have been severely restricted. Domestic political pressures like sequestration and the government shutdown have undercut U.S. cyber defenses. Foreign political pressures have also increased in the wake of the Edward Snowden incident. These pressures have left the United States more vulnerable to cyber attacks from both state and non-state actors. If these trends continue, America will face increasingly serious threats from state actors and even more serious threats from terrorist organizations.