Internet attacks are one of the most crucial attacks on America. Typically this is because cyber attacks allow for any enemy, anywhere, to sabotage government buildings and officials, businesses, and financial institutions. Cyber attacks can come from a kid, competitor for economic espionage, or foreign intelligence and allow for an enemy to launch a massive attack on us without having to create a diabolical physical plan. The amount of sensitive data loss from cyber attacks include: 26% from governments, 14% from financial institutions, and 15% from healthcare.
The tools and resources that are needed to fight cyber crime must constantly change and adapt in-order to keep up with the criminal masterminds that are always evolving. This program takes a look into various forms of cybercrime and the huge impact that it plays on the corporate world, society, government, law enforcement, and national security. This film [presentations includes interviews between European and American experts in child pornography, cyber terrorism, identify theft, and other horrific crimes. The director of The George Washington University’s Homeland Security Policy Institute, Frank Cilluffo, puts his focus on the terrorism issue. Case studies on the other hand go into recent high-tech assaults that originate in China and Russia. (Portions in other languages with English subtitles, 55 minutes)