Former FBI Official Says Cyber Space War Is On

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Shawn Henry used to head up cyber security issues at the FBI, and he says the war in cyber space is on, and American companies, like one that he studied, are woefully unprepared.

"It was a small company, but they were literally in business on Friday, they had an attack over the weekend, and on Monday they were out of business because they lost all their operating capital," he told Here & Now's Robin Young.

Henry now runs his own firm working with companies to make sure their computer systems are not attacked.


  • Shawn Henry, president of Crowd Strike Services, he recently retired as the top cyber security official at the FBI

This segment aired on May 9, 2012.


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