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August 22, 2010


acuvue oasys

Nice article but I think security at places such as the NY Stock Exchange and other such vital centres would be impregnable surely? I mean a breach there would have global consequences.


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YN2(SW) H. Lucien Gauthier III

Thanks for the quote!

You're right that there are analogies like strategic bombing and sea power/freedom of navigation to fall back on in describing what is an is not ethical in conflict online. Though, I do not think the analogies are sound enough for a verbatim translation from the real world into the cyber one.

What worries me most in this, is that it seems to be entering into pop-culture that something as simple as hacking constitutes cyber warfare. Reading your opening sentence there is reassuring to me in that there are, in fact, people out there delineating between crime, espionage and war online.


Mike Tanji and Selil have written a lot about the problem of cyberspace as a unique domain. I wrote an essay a year ago that's cited in Jeffrey Carr's new book on cyberwarfare about some commonalities (e.g. Jominian ideas on concentration at the decisive point).

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