Hacking as an Act of War
- G. Mark Hardy
- Wednesday, October 16th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Once the exclusive domain of a small number of highly intelligent introverts, hacking has gone "mainstream" as an element of national defense. The United States has established a four-star Cyber Command to provide coordinated military digital response after suffering massive data breaches. NATO established the Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence in Estonia after that nation was the target of extensive cyber attacks. At what point does hacking (read, "computer network attack") rise to the level of warfare? What role should we play as cyber-citizens?
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