A new report by Security & Defence Agenda, commissioned by McAfee, has found that most countries are insufficiently prepared to defend against cyber attacks.

"SDA surveyed 250 'leading authorities' and 80 cybersecurity experts in the public and private sectors, as well as academics and those working for international organizations," writes Threatpost's Paul Roberts. "It also evaluated the cyber readiness of 21 countries, conducting 'stress tests' in late 2011."

"A lack of international cooperation is the biggest challenge to countries that want better protection from cyber crime, hacktivism and cyber warfare, the report concluded," Roberts writes.

Go to "Report Warns of Woeful Readiness For Cyber Attacks Globally" to read the details.

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