How Will U.S. Respond To A Cyber Attack?

How Will U.S. Respond To A Cyber Attack?
In response to the increased threat of a cyber attack in the U.S., the government has recently developed the National Cyber Incident Response Plan. The plan is being tested this week by thousands of cyber-security personal from 11 states, 12 foreign countries, and 60 private companies. One major goal of the simulated attack is to test how the U.S. would “cope with the loss or damage to basic aspects of modern life.”

The BlackBerry Tablet Is Here
BlackBerry maker, Research In Motion, unveiled its first tablet computer the “BlackBerry PlayBook.” The PlayBook is targeted towards business users and was designed to meet the tech requirements outlined by many corporations and governments. R.I.M’s co-chief executive, Michael Lazaridis called the PlayBook “the world’s first professional tablet.” The price of the PlayBook has not been announced.

AOL Buys TechCrunch
AOL purchased TechCrunch on Tuesday, a leading technology news blog, for an undisclosed amount which sources believe is between $30 and $40 million. Founded in 2005, TechCrunch boasts over 10 million unique visitors and over 33 million page views each month. Founder & Editor of TechCrunch, Michael Arrington, will remain at the company for at least three years.

CBS Develops Show Based On Twitter Handle
CBS is developing a new show based on the Twitter handle @shhhdontellsteve. The owner of the account writes amusing posts about his roommate, Steve. The show is being developed by CBS and Katalyst, the production company owned by Twitter super-star Ashton Kutcher.

Shelly Palmer Discusses the Impact of Filtered News

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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