The most recent military portion or the United States’ on-going confrontation with Iran appears to be completed, but chatter is being detected among Iran’s supporters indicating anger over recent events, but none indicate an immediate threat.
However, that does not mean government agencies, companies and others who may find themselves in Iran’s crosshairs should be complacent.
“A country on the other side of the globe could potentially inflict damage on a critical service in the U.S. (i.e. water, power, banking) at a fraction of the cost of a transatlantic ballistic missile. This is why many experts predict that the next major attack on U.S. soil will be cyber in nature,” said Phil Menard, assistant professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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