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Cybersecurity – Four New Essays

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Cybersecurity is in my opinion and the opinion of many in Washington the most significant national security challenge that the United States faces today.  We are among the most computer-dependent of societies, and we have the most computer-dependent military and intelligence agencies, in the world.  And with computer dependency comes computer vulnerabilities – vulnerabilities that are hard to find and hard to fix.  My basic views on the issue are laid out here, in a long review of Richard Clarke’s and Robert Knake’s good book, Cyberwar. I am writing my own book on the topic and hope to write about it a lot in this space over the next year.

But in the meantime, in the last few weeks four important essays on cyberecurity have appeared.

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