U.S. Cyber Security Weakening

    Date09 Jan 2002
    CategoryGovernment
    2741
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    U.S. computer systems are increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks, partly because companies are not implementing security measures already available, according to a new report released Tuesday. "From an operational standpoint, cyber security today is far worse that what known best practices . . . U.S. computer systems are increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks, partly because companies are not implementing security measures already available, according to a new report released Tuesday. "From an operational standpoint, cyber security today is far worse that what known best practices can provide," said the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, part of the National Research Council.
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