Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, in the NYT:
The alarm bells sound regularly: cybergeddon; the next Pearl Harbor; one of the greatest existential threats facing the United States. With increasing frequency, these are the grave terms officials invoke about the menace of cybercrime — and they’re not understating the threat.
Also from the NYT, check out this archive of the 100+ stories they ran on “the Y2K Problem.”
One thing Mr. Bharara is right about, though, is the need for breach disclosure laws.