Is it inevitable that America will experience a cyber attack that results in a loss of life?

Experts at this year’s RSA conference said that cyber crime will get more dangerous, but they disagree on just how bad things will get.

Regardless, they advise that government IT leaders shouldn’t adopt a spirit of futility. Even though attacks are bound to happen, public-sector network administrators can still work to reduce the scope of damage and protect America’s assets.

Hilton Collins, Staff Writer
Hilton Collins  |  GT Staff Writer

By day, Hilton Collins is a staff writer for Government Technology and Emergency Management magazines who covers sustainability, cybersecurity and disaster management issues. By night, he’s a sci-fi/fantasy fanatic, and if he had to choose between comic books, movies, TV shows and novels, he’d have a brain aneurysm. He can be reached at and on @hiltoncollins on Twitter.