Cybersecurity Threat in U.S. Government 2010


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A high-level brief of the cybersecurity threat facing the U.S. government. Includes statistics of civilian agency security breaches or attacks since 2006, Defense systems attempted penetrations, and a timeline of major security incidents in government from 2005-2010.

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Cybersecurity Threat in U.S. Government 2010

  1. 1. Issue Brief - 6 Oct 2010 CyberThreat_US Why government leaders are focused on Cybersecurity
  2. 2. The Internet is the 21st Century Battleground
  3. 3. A Growing Concern
  4. 4. Hackers in China have already downloaded 10 to 20 terabytes of data from the U.S. Defense Department
  5. 5. >70,000 Attempted computer hacks on Defense Department systems in 2008 each day
  6. 6. Agencies Unprepared 21 out of 24 major federal agencies cited for weaknesses in information systems* 21 major agencies cited for key security deficiencies in 2009 * Government Accountability Office , Testimony Before the House Committee on Homeland Security, June 16, 2010
  7. 9. Read more about cybersecurity at http:// ohmygov .com Sponsored by Microsoft Leader in Cybersecurity Solutions