March 23, 2013

TEENS PREPARE FOR CYBERWAR. “At events like the CyberLympics, CyberPatriot contest or just-announced ‘Toaster Wars,’ sponsored by the National Security Agency, high school geek squads are competing to see who does the best job at preventing unauthorized computer intrusions. This growing interest in cyberdefense comes at a time when the Pentagon officials are warning against damaging computer attacks from China and other nations, while stoking concerns that the United States education system hasn’t trained enough cyber-warriors to protect either military or civilian computer systems.”