Saturday, March 2, 2013

A Debate On What Is An Act Of Cyberwar?

U.S. sailors assigned to Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command man their stations at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., Aug. 4, 2010. The sailors monitor, analyze, detect and respond to unauthorized activity within U.S. Navy information systems and computer networks. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua J. Wahl

What Is An Act Of Cyberwar? -- New York Times

In the past month, several companies — Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and news outlets — have disclosed that their networks were hacked. Many of these cybersecurity breaches in the United States appear to be instigated by the Chinese military.

When is a cyberattack an act of war? And what are the rules of engagement in this new frontier?

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My Comment: A collection of opinions from some pundits that I have never heard before.

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