Questioning is good, but cynicism and being publicly dismissive by default is dangerous. This is especially true given the complete unity of opinion by all of the established organizations in the security field, that have reached the conclusion with full access to the data and their decades of combined experience. It calls the whole profession into question. And the world, suddenly interested in what security professionals have to say, doesn’t know who is right or wrong and instead stops listening. Ironically, this is what Putin wants: a population that doesn’t know what to believe or whom to turn to. Well played, President Putin.
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