London 2012 safe from cyber attacks, say officials



LONDON (AP) — Organizers say the technology in place for next year’s London Olympics can withstand the danger of cyber attacks.

The Technology Operations center opened Monday. This is the hub that will deliver the results from all the Olympic and Paralympic competitions to the world’s media.

Paul Deighton, the chief executive of London’s organizing committee, says steps have been taken to ensure an independent Olympic network that provides “insulation from the rest of the world that makes it much harder to penetrate.”

Organizers have been trying out the technology systems in Olympic test events over the last few months. Deighton says “things went very well.”