America’s longtime counterterrorism czar warns that the cyberwars have already begun—and that we might be losing
By Ron Rosenbaum
Smithsonian magazine, April 2012
I had come to talk to him about what’s been done since the urgent alarm he’d sounded in his recent book, Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It. The book’s central argument is that, while the United States has developed the capability to conduct an offensive cyberwar, we have virtually no defenseagainst the cyberattacks that he says are targeting us now, and will be in the future.