Unless you have been living under a rock I am sure you are up to speed or at least slightly aware of the Ridiculously embarrassing SONY email leaks. Well friends this may be the beginning of many. Find out more inside to find out why.

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The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures which revealed some of SONY’s biggest and darkest secrets including a plethora of embarrassing emails opening up a pandoras box of problems for the multi-billion dollar company was seen as unprecedented. However cyber security and intelligence experts are warning that this is only the beginning. According to CNN the number of breaches into government systems is skyrocketing.

“Espionage is happening at a rate we have never seen before,”

said Denise Zheng, a deputy director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

There were about 61,000 cyber attacks and security breaches within the federal government in 2013 according to a recent report from the Obama administration.

Also,the number of government agency cyber security breaches has increased by 35 percent between 2010 and 2013, from an estimate of about 34,000 to a now roughly 46,000, according to a recent report by the Government Accountability Office.

“This is a global problem. We don’t have a malware problem. We have an adversary problem. There are people being paid to try to get inside our systems 24/7,”

said Tony Cole, vice president of the cyber security firm FireEye.

Unclassified networks at the White House and State Department were recently hacked, leading the State Department to shut down its email system for days last month.

These security breaches are not just strictly spies looking to crack government computers, hackers are also after personal information which are accessible through government computer systems, similar to their counterparts who have nabbed millions of credit and debit card numbers from Target and Home Depot.

Last July, hackers hit the Energy Department and took personal information from more than 100,000 people “that could be used to damage the financial and personal interests of many individuals,” according to a post-mortem report by the department’s inspector general.

This personal information included names; dates and places of birth; social security and bank account numbers; as well as information about their education and disabilities. The hack cost the government almost $4 million in credit monitoring fees and lost productivity.

My question … what is the solution for this issue. We are aware of hackers so now how about a solution to this madness. I would hope the United States Government known as one of the most powerful nations in the world can come up with a way to protect it’s citizens in CYBER SPACE.

Let me know your thoughts on this guys!