How likely is the United States to be laid low by a cyber attack? What can you do to protect your company from a devastating ransomware or hack? In this episode of the Stratfor "Pen and Sword" podcast with Fred Burton, Robert Knake, co-author of The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats
. In the book, Knake and fellow author Richard A. Clarke acknowledge that cyberspace is the battlefield of the future. But along with sobering admissions and predictions as to how ready the United States is, the authors argue that there is hope. But urgent action is needed by individuals, companies and governments to transition to secure systems with encryption and data storage to overcome cyberattacks. The book contains a plan for "cyber resilience." Listen to the Stratfor podcast to hear more.