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Cybersecurity isn’t a border-based threat, it’s a viral threat


The traditional notion of warfare among nation-states is rapidly becoming obsolete as acts of kinetic aggression are being replaced by online crimes and other disruptions that can be perpetrated by individuals or small groups. Expert Ben Hammersley argues that policymakers need to rethink the core principals of national security away from the current outdated military model in use.

Much like Moore’s Law has provided a reliable pattern to chart the steady growth of computing capacity and decline in prices, the same precept could apply to the tools of weaponry in the digital age.

So argued Ben Hammersley, an editor at large with Wired UK magazine and the U.K. prime minister’s ambassador to East London Tech City, the main technology hub in the English capital.

In a presentation that touched on the evolving nature of cyber threats here at the Brookings Institution, Hammersley contended that the traditional notion of warfare among nation-states…

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Cybersecurity isn’t a border-based threat, it’s a viral threat- Computerworld – New Zealand



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