Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ex-U.S. Spy Chief Says May Take Crisis for New Cyber Law

Tabassum Zakaria, Reuters, Jan. 23, 2012

From the article: "U.S. intelligence agencies have unique capabilities that can help protect American companies from cyber espionage and attack, but it will probably take a crisis to change laws to allow that type of cooperation, a former spy chief said on Monday. "Until we have a banking collapse or electric power goes off in the middle of a snowstorm for eight weeks, or something of that magnitude, we're likely just to talk about it and not do much," Mike McConnell, former director of national intelligence, said." Read more