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FBI Official Calls for Secure, Alternate Internet to Protect Critical Utility, Financial Systems

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Shawn Henry, FBI's executive assistant director says computer networks that control power plants and financial systems will never be secure enough, so government and corporate leaders should consider developing a new, highly secure alternative Internet, according to an AP report. "We can't tech our way out of the cyberthreat. The challenge with the Internet is you don't know who's launching the attack." A key step, he said, would be to develop networks where anonymity is not an option and only known and trusted employees have access.

Read full story: Associated Press

Related topics: Cyberattack, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Internet Governance, Malware, Privacy

 
   

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