Appendix: Cyber Timeline
When anyone thinks about a recent event or tries to remember a historical incident in context, it is very difficult. We have provided this timeline of some of the significant events that have shaped or impacted cybersecurity to help you understand the relationship of what and when they happened.
1912—Radio Act regulates private communications
1965—Established NIST responsibility for IT standards and technical assistance
1969—Department of Defense (DoD) Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) established Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET)
1972—Draper discovers a toy whistle from Cap'n Crunch could emit a 2,600-hertz tone to get free phone calls from pay phones
1974—Institute of Electrical and Electronic ...