Did you guess Cyber-warfare?
Cyberwarfare is the greatest risk – consensus proves
Washington Free Beacon 1-6 (“Almost Half of U.S. National Security Leaders Say Cyberwarfare Most Serious Threat”, http://freebeacon.com/almost-half-of-u-s-national-security-leaders-say-cyberwarfare-most-serious-threat/)
Nearly half of U.S. national security leaders say cyberwarfare is the most serious threat facing the United States, according to a Defense News Leadership Poll. Defense News reports: But while the leaders in national security policy, the military, congressional staffs and the defense industry are united in the seriousness of the cyber threat, agreement on the next greatest threat breaks down clearly along party lines. Terrorism is viewed as the next greatest threat by leaders who identified themselves as Republicans, while climate change was cited by those identifying as Democrats. The poll sheds new insight into what is often seen as a monolithic and even nonpartisan national security community. […] On the cyber threat, 45.1 percent of respondents said Cyberwarfare is the greatest threat to the United States, with 42.4 percent of Democrats joining 36.3 percent of Republicans and a whopping 55 percent of independents agreeing.