On the Fourth of July, cyber attacks started targeting computers at the White House, the Pentagon and other major U.S. government agencies. The New York Stock Exchange and the South Korean government were also targets. Who and what are behind the attacks? Two experts answered your questions.
Randy Sabett is a former analyst at the National Security
Agency, which was a target of the recent attacks. Sabett works on cyber-security
issues as a partner in the Internet, Communications & Data Protection
Practice in the Washington, D.C., offices of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
LLP. He served as a commissioner for the Commission on Cyber Security for the
44th Presidency. Read his full biography.
Rod Beckstrom is an entrepreneur, author and president of
the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He is also former
director of the National Cyber-security Center at the Department of Homeland
Security, which is tasked with protecting U.S. communications networks against
cyber attacks. Read his full biography.
Transcript: Cyber Attacks on U.S. Government Put Digital Security in Spotlight