January 13, 2015

Federal News Radio interviews Jamie Barnett on cybervandalism of CENTCOM's social media sites

1 min

Venable partner and retired Navy Rear Admiral Jamie Barnett was interviewed on the January 13, 2015 broadcast of Federal News Radio’s In Depth with Francis Rose on the cybervandalism of CENTCOM's social media sites. The Defense Department said the attack lasted about 30 minutes and contained threatening messages about American troops and pro-Islamic State images.

Admiral Barnett discussed what the attack means for CENTCOM and cybersecurity in general. He described the attacks as fairly low level and emphasized that military command and control networks were not in danger.