It is clear that cyber warfare will be part of any future conflict and we must become prepared for that type of combat here on the homeland front.
Two recent NPR stories highlighted the continuing potential for cyber attacks. One focused on the threat that China poses and the other story on what we should be doing in general to legislate cyber defenses for the private sector and our critical infrastructure–the vast majority of which is owned and operated by private business.
It is clear to me that China is actively working to determine the how best to attack our military and industrial complexes. The cyber war of the future has already begun. Going back to my military training let’s consider what it is that they are doing.