These stories in today's news all seem to go together, don't they?
World faces "cyber cold war" threat
About 120 countries are developing ways to use the Internet as a weapon to target financial markets, government computer systems and utilities, Internet security company McAfee said in an annual report.
U.S. Defense Sec'y Robert Gates: Whomever Invented Internet, Bin Laden Rules It
Even if the Internet was invented in the U.S., Gates sees Al-Qaeda's geeks as having a 21st Century mindset as they demonstrate its power to reach people around the globe.
Intel centers losing anti-terror focus
Local intelligence-sharing centers set up after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks have had their anti-terrorism mission diluted by a focus on run-of-the-mill street crime and hazards such as hurricanes, a government report concludes.
Gee I wonder why the US has lost its focus?