Doug Bedell — March 9, 2020, 11:53 am

A Ranking Admiral at Sea on Cybersecurity

Admiral James Stavridis, the former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, provides perspective on cybersecurity on the DarkReading website:

“In cyber, we see the greatest mismatch between level of threat and level of preparations. In the physical world, we had a lot of threats. You know, Russia, Afghanistan, Libya, the Balkans, piracy — lots of threats, but we were pretty well-prepared to deal with most of them. Unfortunately, in cyber, there was a real gap and I think there continues to be a real gap. I see a lot of concern in the geopolitical space. And I see a lot of concern in the national electoral space. Those are my two areas of real concern and focus right now…”

In short, cybersecurity remains a prime area of security concern. This is a riveting interview.

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