U.S. Computer System Vulnerability

James Lewis talked about the vulnerability of U.S. computer systems to “cyber attacks” after U.S and South Korean computers… read more

James Lewis talked about the vulnerability of U.S. computer systems to “cyber attacks” after U.S and South Korean computers were hit by a series of attacks on both government and commercial websites. He also discussed the federal government’s role in protecting sensitive systems. Mr. Lewis leads the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency, which released its final report, “Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency” on December 8, 2008.

Siobhan Gorman was the guest host.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Gorman, Siobhan Correspondent Wall Street Journal->National Security
  • Lewis, James Andrew Senior Fellow and Director Center for Strategic and International Studies->Technology and Public Policy Program
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2009

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  • Jul 11, 2009 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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