DefenseOne’s ‘Why Haven’t Terrorists Hit the US with a Devastating Cyber Attack?’

Sounds like a triple-reverse-Stockholm-syndrome-interrogatory, plus a rare reference by Michael Hayden: Note his ‘“These folks are not cyberdumb.” comment. All via Kathy Gilsinan, an Associate Editor at The Atlantic asking ‘Why Haven’t Terrorists Hit the US with a Devastating Cyber Attack?Must have been a slow-cyber-news-day…

‘“I’m as puzzled as you are,” said Michael Hayden, who served as CIA director from 2004 to 2008. “These folks are not cyberdumb.” “They use the web and show a great deal of sophistication in how they use it, for many purposes,” he added. “But they have not yet used it to create either digital or physical destruction. Others have.” – via Kathy Gilsinan, an Associate Editor at The Atlantic and writing at DefenseOne.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/11/5/defenseones-why-havent-terrorists-hit-the-us-with-a-devastating-cyber-attack