Cyber Attacks and the Associated Economics

By: Sarah Finnemore

Computer Science 1 Term Project

There are two kinds of people in America today: those who have experienced a foreign cyber attack and know it, and those who have experienced a foreign cyber attack and don't know. Frank Wolf"

The world is increasingly becoming more and more dependent on computer and computer networks in most facets of life. Computer networks are found in most industries including business, entertainment, education and the military. With this increased dependence by virtually the entire economy, more opportunities arise for hackers and terrorists to conduct cyber attacks. These attacks can give rise to a variety of problems but almost always have negative economic implications.

This website is designed to give you a better idea of what a cyber attack is, the biggest threats to the United States and how the United States is dealing with them.