From Simulation shows government lacks policies needed to respond to cyberattack

The risk is not that the government would do too much, but rather it would not have responded strong enough , said a participant in the exercise.

A simulation of a widespread cyberattack against the nation's critical infrastructure on Tuesday demonstrated the cascading effects an attack can have on networks and the difficulty the government would have in quickly responding, including dealing with civil liberties and how to work with corporations.

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