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CYBER WARFARE AND HOMELAND SECURITY UPDATE

31 Aug 12. Recently released findings of a survey conducted by Defence IQ indicate that only 35% of the public have faith in the cyber defence strategy devised by their national government. The global survey, undertaken ahead of the 2012 Cyber Defence Forum taking place in Prague from October 23-25, sought to discover the most current trends in action and perception when it comes to both personal cybersecurity measures and overall confidence in national defence policies. Other key highlights from the study include the discovery that the cyber threat causing most concern is that of potential foreign state attack, while hacktivism and terrorism do not at present rate highly as credible risks to national security within the cyber domain. Meanwhile, the majority of respondents admit to having suffered from 3 or more cyber attacks in the past year. (Source: Yahoo!/PRNewswire)

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