DARPA - "Nobody's safe on the Internet"


Bayshore Blog Post: 60 Minutes report

February 10, 2015

Transcript and video.

The mainstreaming of the IoT continues - this week's 60 Minutes episode highlighted current security concerns. Entitled DARPA Dan, the episode aired on February 8, 2015. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Shachar Bar-On, producer.

The recent cyber invasions of Sony studios and military Twitter feeds highlight how hacking has morphed from a commercial nuisance to a matter of national security. The man the Department of Defense has put in charge of inventing technology to fight this new Internet war is Dan Kaufman. He heads the software innovation division of DARPA - the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, tasked with maintaining our military technological superiority.

Key Quote:

"I don't think the Internet is broken. I think the things we put on the Internet are broken. What we're doing is we're putting a lotta devices on it that are unsecure." - Dan Kaufman

Kirby Wadsworth

As Chief Marketing Officer at Bayshore Networks, Kirby is on a mission to educate and inspire leaders to act now to protect our industrial infrastructure - and our way of life - from cyber threats. Bringing more than two decades of executive leadership in both public enterprises and emerging startups, Kirby is a published author, keynote speaker, teacher, and frequent contributor to over 20,000 online followers.