Syria’s government-affiliated telecommunications company announced Tuesday that 60 percent of the country’s Internet will be down for ten days beginning Wednesday. Syrian Telecom attributed the outage to “submarine cable repairs” on international service lines.
The U.S. government did not conduct a sufficient analysis of the consequences of giving up control of the corporation responsible for assigning web addresses, increasing the risk that foreign governments will eventually gain control of the Internet, according to documents obtained by the group Americans for Limited Government.
U.S. government organizations have the worst ranking cybersecurity protections when compared against more than a dozen private industries, including construction, food, and hospitality, according to a report released Thursday.
The U.S. government is losing the propaganda war to Islamic State terrorists who are recruiting jihadists and inspiring more lone-wolf attacks, according to a report by a crowd-sourced global consulting group.