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Full Nelson: The Growing Threat Of Cyberwarfare
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12/22/2016 | 4:21:09 AM
Bring Back the Full Nelson
First, I think the Full Nelson needs to make a comeback.  Just saying.  Second, while nobody "in the know" can argue with the points here, it isn't surprising that all these years later nothing's changed, and in fact it has gotten worse.  As tech becomes more independent and "autonomous" so does the illegal access by the hacker and cracker underground to this tech become ubiquitous.  And all the while our policies and procedures in business and government remain somewhat stagnant, inadequate and unapologetic about their inability to fully meet the cyber threats that we see reported on by the dozen, on the hour, every hour.  I equate it to the rise of hip-hop culture and the ease with which the youth bond to it and speak its language, but just when our President seemed able to communicate in that language and relate to the "now", our government is taking a step backward and the communication is lost again.  So are our driving standards and security narratives.  They need to get back to understanding the "now" and speaking the language of modern hackers.  Social engineering works both ways, and the sooner we see more InfoSec professionals with government job titles who look and speak like Aaron Swartz (R.I.P.) the sooner we'll see some ground gained in the battle against black hat hackers...   


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