Retired USAF General Publishes White Paper on U.S. Strategy For Cyberwar And Cyberterrorism

'Our failure to proactively address this threat risks a digital Pearl Harbor or 9-11,' writes Gen. Eugene Habiger

February 3, 2010

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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Cyber Secure Institute published a whitepaper, entitled "Cyberwar and Cyberterrorism: The Need for a New U.S. Strategic Approach," written by Gen. Eugene Habiger USAF (ret.).

"these rotary-phone-era strategies are not well suited for today's digital world."

General Habiger formerly served as Commander in Chief of United States Strategic Command. He also served as the Department of Energy's "Security Czar." After leaving public service he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the San Antonio Water System. He is a command pilot with more than 5,000 flying hours, primarily in bomber aircraft. During the Vietnam War, he flew 150 combat missions.

General Habiger's whitepaper draws a number of important conclusions, including these ten points:

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