'Digital Pearl Harbor' May Be No Real Threat
sean at donelan.com
Mon Dec 16 06:41:17 UTC 2002
Wall Street Journal
Boomtown by Lee Gomes
"As a result, homeland-security conferences, newsletters, sales offices
and the like have become a standard part of the technology-business
landscape. In the prototypical presentation, a salesperson describes
some crucial part of the high-tech infrastructure -- for example, the
router that moves messages around in a computer network -- and then
asks, "Imagine what would happen if terrorists got their hands on THAT!"
The better question, though, is, "How likely is it that terrorists would
actually get their hands on that?"
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