Time to protect against dangers of cyberattack

The Washington Post
Apr. 15, 2012

The chairmen of the 9/11 commission, Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, have urged the Senate leadership to act. “It is paramount,” they said recently, “that the federal government take the steps necessary to prepare the nation to prevent and mitigate the effects of potentially catastrophic cyber attacks on the nation’s critical infrastructure.” We ignore that warning at our peril.