RealNews

Old Economy Fed Up With Cyber-Security

In the 1976 movie “Network,” a television anchorman famously implores his viewers to yell, “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” Yesterday, in more measured tones, a high-powered business lobby said just that about computer security on the network of all networks, the Internet. The Business Roundtable — which includes the chief executives of many of the nation’s largest “old economy” corporations — launched a public relations blitz that takes the software industry to task for developing products that are continuously vulnerable to hackers and virus writers. “Most of the significant cyber-incidents that have harmed American business and consumers over the past several years have had at their root cause defective and readily exploitable software code,” the group said in a written statement of principles on what should guide cyber-security policy. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.