Securing Your Cyber World

Obama plans to name a czar for internet security

Thursday, May 28, 2009

This week President Obama will unveil a much anticipated report on his plans to make the internet secure. He is also likely to name his new cyber-security czar. James Lewis consulted with the administration on this report and he joins The Takeaway to discuss the threats to our cybersecurity. James Lewis is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he is director of the center’s Technology and Public Policy Program.

Watch this clip from the 1995 movie Hackers to learn exactly how hackers operate.


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James Lewis

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