Anthony Capaccio, BloombergBusiness
(Bloomberg) -- A single cyber-attack that cripples U.S. infrastructure is less likely than a succession of costly computer attacks, according to the nation’s top intelligence official. “Rather than a ‘cyber-Armageddon’ scenario that debilitates the entire U.S. infrastructure, we envision something different,” James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said in a report on global threats.
Medium, Andrew Dobbs
While many hawkish lawmakers may not want to hear it, the military brass is getting serious about environmental threats to national security. Climate change is a clear threat to global security, but so are less obvious threats from a source where you might not expect it.
EBN, Bruce Gain
An OEM's information network may be locked down tight, but a weak external link in the supply chain is not a threat to ignore. Among the many possible security holes in the supply chain, inside attacks are potentially lethal and often overlooked as well.
Global Purchasing, Global Purchasing Staff
Supply chain companies serving defense markets have watched as shrinking budgets in the United States have slowed business to that sector, and many have started to broaden their reach to new market opportunities as a result. Such decisions are proving to be wise, as a new report from industry researcher IHS predicts a flattening global defense market over the next two years accompanied by key changes in the market going forward.