Calls mount for cyber-security strategy

In 2007, Estonia became the victim of the first known cyber attack, which targeted the Baltic country's parliament and government ministries, banks and media outlets. When war broke out in August 2008, Georgia found itself on the receiving end of a similar cyber attack from Russia.

Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

In 2007, Estonia became the victim of the first known cyber attack, which targeted the Baltic country's parliament and government ministries, banks and media outlets. When war broke out in August 2008, Georgia found itself on the receiving end of a similar cyber attack from Russia.

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