Government Cyber Attack Exercise: Cyber Storm 2

In ACMTech News today:

Cyber Storm 2 is scheduled for March 2008. The exercise will give the Department of Homeland Security a better idea of how well the public and private sector would be able to respond to a large-scale attack, DHS assistant secretary for cybersecurity and telecommunications Gregory Garcia said last week during the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Cyber Storm 2 follows the February 2006 Cyber Storm simulation, which involved about 30 corporations, including Symantec, Microsoft, and VeriSign, and 115 organizations from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, including the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. National Security Agency.

The full article can be found at InfoWorld

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