Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

Assessing the Nation-State Threat

Cyberterrorism Analyst Morgan Wright on How US Must Bolster Preparation
Morgan Wright, principal, Morgan Wright LLC

While U.S. agencies and enterprises increasingly understand the nation-state cyber threat, they are woefully unprepared to respond to a sustained attack, says former State Department adviser Morgan Wright. What are we overlooking?

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In an video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Wright discusses:

  • The top nation-state threats to the U.S.
  • Why the U.S. is unprepared for a sustained event;
  • What public and private sector entities must do to improve preparation.

Wright is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy. He's national and cybersecurity contributor for The Hill news site and is principal at the firm Morgan Wright LLC. Previously, he was a senior adviser in the U.S. State Department Antiterrorism Assistance Program and senior law enforcement adviser for the 2012 Republican National Convention.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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