U.S. official visits Minneapolis to cite cyber threats

U.S. official visits Minneapolis to cite cyber threats

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 15:25

U.S. official visits Minneapolis to cite cyber threats

 

By Neal St. Anthony

StarTribune

 

The nation’s top counterintelligence officer said at a Minneapolis Cyber Security conference in Minneapolis last week that he’s most concerned about external cyber threats against critical U.S. infrastructure.

 

William R. Evanina is a veteran CIA and FBI operative and director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), and chief security adviser to his third director of national intelligence since 2014.

 

Evanina, in an interview during the annual Cyber Security Summit for business and government attendees, listed Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as the leading threats in the business of computer weaponization against U.S. targets.

 

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