Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Armed Services Committee

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Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Armed Services Committee

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The judgments that I will offer the Committee in these documents and in my responses to your questions are based on the efforts of thousands of patriotic, highly skilled professionals, many of whom serve in harm’s way. I am pleased to report that the Intelligence Community is even better than it was last year as a result of the continuing implementation of reforms required by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. This Statement is, in part, a product of our moving forward with the transformation of US intelligence, including more innovative and rigorous analysis and wider and more far-reaching collaboration.

                                           -J. Michael McConnell

Much of McConnel's testimony is non-cyber related, but he does talk about the cyber threat to the nation's infrastructure and state/non-state cyber capabilities on page 14 to the beginning of 16. He states that Russia and China both have the technology to disrupt our infrastructure and that terrorists groups (like Al Queda) have made cyber threats against the United States. 

Date

February 27, 2008

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Citation

J. Michael McConnell, "Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Armed Services Committee," in Cyberwar Resources Guide, Item #89, http://www.projectcyw-d.org/resources/items/show/89 (accessed April 19, 2019).