Last week in Part 1 we tried to define cyber warfare and gave some examples of what has already taken place in the recent past.
In this second part we explore what is happening in the real world of cyber warfare, and what Governments are doing to protect us.
Cyberspace and its Security
What can be done and who should act in defense of a nation’s cyberspace? The answer may be complicated. Defending cyberspace is not an easy feat, considering the number of interconnected computers, mobile devices and networks. The majority of the systems, including those regulating nations’ critical infrastructures, are interconnected and then vulnerable not only to direct attacks but also to infection by transmission. Ironically, the numerous technological advances might also pose a risk, as cyber terrorists seem to be always a step forward in identifying security vulnerabilities before security experts can patch them. Lack of recognized rules…
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