Cyber-attacks are inexpensive, easy to deliver and leave few fingerprints. Therefore, they will continue to remain a component of modern-day warfare. While countries around the world are in the process of integrating offensive and defensive cyber capabilities into their overall military strategies, the responsibility to protect high-value critical infrastructure targets will remain a significant challenge. Because of this, government and industry need to collaborate to develop protection strategies that carefully consider how a cyber war or attack could affect society and world economies.
Jeffrey Bernstein(firstname.lastname@example.org)is senior director of the ASERO Worldwide Information Assurance programme that helps secure critical information assets so organisations can manage the latest security threats. ASERO is a US-based team of international security experts that advises governments and businesses about mitigating security risks in the wake of increased terrorist activities around the world.
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