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Cyber Pearl Harbor: A date that will live in infamy, and the marketing machine that hijacked it

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Dec 7, 2015.

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    On Monday, December 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared the previous Sunday would be "a date that will live in infamy," after the Empire of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Sadly, the attacks 74 years ago that pushed a nation into war are now used as sales and marketing tools in the information security industry and other markets.

    When FDR made his speech to Congress on December 8, 1941, Pearl Harbor was still recovering, and the news reports were just starting to catch-up on the events. The speech was brief, intentionally so, because it was supposed to jolt the American public into taking immediate action.

    Just over an hour later, Congress declared war against Japan and the U.S. was officially involved in World War II.

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