Cyber security analysts are warning of new threats against the United States with one former Defense Intelligence Agency officer sounding an alarm saying an “incompetent” government is unprepared for what may lie ahead.
Rebekah Koffler, author of the book, Putin’s Playbook: Russia’s Secret Plan to Defeat America, says Russia, not China may pose the greatest overall threat.
On this week’s episode of The Global Lane, Koffler said Russian cyberattacks are just one prong of a multi-phased strategy designed to destabilize and defeat the United States.
Earlier this year, a group of independent hackers based in Russia known as ‘DarkSide’ extorted money from the Colonial Pipeline and JBS companies after breaching their computer networks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denied his government was involved in those cyberattacks, but Koffler suggested otherwise.
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