James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Monday, February 11, 2013

China Is America’s #1 Cyber Threat: U.S. Govt. Report

A new report by the National Intelligence Estimate confirms that China is America's biggest cyber threat. The report is classified, but people with knowledge of the findings spoke to The Washington Post on the condition of anonymity. "The United States is the target of a massive, sustained cyber-espionage campaign that is threatening the country’s economic competitiveness," according to the article. "The report, which represents the consensus view of the U.S. intelligence community, describes a wide range of sectors that have been the focus of hacking over the past five years, including energy, finance, information technology, aerospace and automotive." http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/china-america-1-cyber-threat-u-govt-report-150621517.html