Internet security risks test U.S. government preparedness takes a look beyond the headlines at increasing concerns over cyber-security, a problem that was recently highlighted by an online assault on Google from China.

This event added to fears of a digital attack that could cripple the information superhighway. In Washington, former security officials have met to role-play how the government would cope with such an attack.

For more, Martin Savidge interviews James Lewis, director of the Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Lewis discusses the readiness of the government to deal with an attack and the likelihood of one taking place. He also talks about how this issue could impact U.S.-China relations.

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