Cyber-attacco o cyber-difesa?

Spesso diciamo che, in campo tecnologico, l’America è 10 anni avanti:

The U.S. government on Monday launched a national talent search for high school and college students interested in working in cybersecurity.

With the U.S. Cyber Challenge the goal is to find 10,000 young Americans to be “cyber guardians and cyber warriors,” according to a statement from the Center for Strategic & International Studies, which is sponsoring the event.

È una buona notizia, un governo che capisce l’importanza della rete nella società moderna, o è cattiva, con Internet che diventa “pericoloso” e i governi che si affannano a monitorarlo e controllarlo?

President Obama said in May that the U.S. government “is not as prepared” as it should be to respond to disruptions caused by Internet attacks. And last week, a study from the Partnership for Public Service concluded that shortages in federal cybersecurity workers and a lack of leadership threaten national security.

Io propendo per la seconda (via Alfonso Fuggetta).

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