Ken Kartsen, vice president, federal, McAfee, discusses foreign cyber adversaries in this interview with FedScoopTV.
I’d say our largest cyber threat is probably our foreign adversaries. If you think about their ability and their want to get into our networks, not just to be able to have some control but to actually our fear of them being able to take control and utilize that control is by far the largest fear. It’s the next war, potentially, whether it’s our critical infrastructure or water supplies or our energy capacity or our classified information systems and our ability to launch a physical way and them being able to stop that. In my opinion, that’s the largest threat. As long as man has been around, there’s been wars; there’s always been commanders and leaders and adversaries on each side. That will continue, unfortunately, for a long time to come.