Podcast June 9, 2012 Stuxnet: America's Cyber War Offensive?

Show Notes:

A whole new species of aggressive software is waging cyber war around the world.  The week of June 4th allegations were published that President Obama’s administration approved the unleashing of Stuxnet which targeted Iranian nuclear facilities with incredible precision.  Fact or Internet Myth?  On this show with the help of two experts we explore the possibilities of America’s role in this new type of global warfare.

Richard Steinnon

Richard Stiennon, frequent IA guest and security expert and industry analyst, is known for shaking up the industry and insightful commentary like his recent Forbes column on Olympic Games, the code name for America’s cyber warfare initiative. He recently relaunched the security blog ThreatChaos.com and is the co-author of Cyber Styletto, a novel dramatizing the next field of mortal combat.

Gen. M V Hayden

Gen.(ret) Michael V. Hayden

  • Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2006 – 2009)
  • First Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (2005 – 2008)
  • Director, National Security Agency (1999 – 2005)
  • As Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, General Hayden was responsible for overseeing the collection of information concerning the plans, intentions and capabilities of America’s adversaries; producing timely analysis for decision makers; and conducting covert operations to thwart terrorists and other enemies of the US.

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