Cyber-terrorism poses new threats to national security, and U.S. defense policy must anticipate the

    Date06 Mar 2001
    CategoryGovernment
    3222
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    You wake up one morning and realize that your power is out. The phone that acts as your lifeline to the world is also inoperative. The entire infrastructure on which you depend has been attacked and reduced to shorted circuits. Does . . . You wake up one morning and realize that your power is out. The phone that acts as your lifeline to the world is also inoperative. The entire infrastructure on which you depend has been attacked and reduced to shorted circuits. Does this situation sound somewhat far-fetched? It may very well be. Almost all discussion of the significance of cyber-terrorism includes such a scenario as a plausible reality, but the United States has yet to fall victim.
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