The cyber arms race

Francois, Camille
http://mondediplo.com/2016/04/12cyberwar

Publisher:  Le Monde diplomatique
Date Written:  01/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21922

A look at cyber warfare between nations, a militarisation of cyberspace that is advancing far faster than the creation of positive peace keeping mechanisms.

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Industrialised societies have gradually moved into the global village predicted by Marshall McLuhan in 1967, and today we all depend on the same free and open Internet for a growing part of our daily activities. But when military issues appear in cyberspace, civilian life is in the front line. France's information systems defence and security strategy describes cyberspace as a new Tower of Babel and a new Thermopylae. simultaneously the place where we live and a battleground.
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