The Obama administration is considering further action after the failure of high-level talks with Chinese officials over cyberattacks against America, according to the Associated Press. Read More ..
The AP reports that two former U.S. officials say the administration is currently preparing a new National Intelligence Estimate -- a governmental assessment of concerns relating to security -- in order to better understand and analyze the persistence of cyberattacks that come from China.
Once this is complete, it will apparently be possible to better address the security threat, as well as justify actions to defend both the general public and national security.
The new National Intelligence Estimate will address cyberattacks as a threat to the economy -- often seen when you consider not only the problems caused by downtime, but also in relation to the money that organizations and businesses have to spend in order to defend against and repair the damage left by cyberattackers.