The report by the 9/11 Commission called for greater government efforts to educate the public to the dangers.
“Cyber readiness lags far behind the threat,” the commission stated in a report made public July 22. “The senior leaders with whom we spoke are uniformly alarmed by the cyber threat to the country.”
The danger was echoed by John Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, at recent security conference in Colorado.
“We’re in a pre-9/11 moment, in some respects, with cyber,” Carlin said, a key…