A brief overview of Russian hacking into American interests


The United States remains seriously vulnerable to a range of cybersecurity threats from Russia. If left unchecked, Russian cyberoperations will likely continue to target American institutions, infrastructure, leaders, and citizens. According to former National Security Agency Director Michael S. Rogers, hacking attacks, including those from Russia, are costing the United States “hundreds of billions of dollars” and will lead to “truly significant, almost catastrophic failures if we don’t take action.”

pub. 02/2017