OCC's DuChene warns smaller banks to beware of cyber threat

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In February of this year, then US secretary of defence Leon Panetta told an audience at Georgetown University in Washington DC that cyber attack was a great and growing threat to the global economy. He pointed out that cyber attacks are striking at the private sector, government, the US defence department and intelligence agencies. "Cyber is now at a point where the technology is there to cripple a country," he said. "[It could] take down our power grid systems, take down our government syste