June 21, 2001

CIA says hackers move too fast

Author: JT Smith

Salon: "The CIA cannot predict computer attacks on U.S. systems before they happen, as
the agency is expected to do with political and military events, a top CIA official
told Congress on Thursday.

Despite a major increase in intelligence efforts dedicated to computer security,
attackers still develop new tools and techniques faster than the CIA can keep up,
Lawrence K. Gershwin said."


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