Experts: U.S. vulnerable to major cyberattacks

Thursday, 26 April 2007, 2:33 AM EST

The U.S. government needs to take action now to avoid crippling cyberattacks that could shut down major communications systems nationwide, a group of cybersecurity experts told U.S. lawmakers Wednesday.

"We are a nation unprepared to properly defend ourselves and recover from a strategic cyberattack," said O. Sami Saydjari, president of Professionals for Cyber Defense and CEO of Cyber Defense Agency, speaking before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology. "Inaction isn't an option."

At InfoWorld.

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