How Much Freedom Will You Give Up to Fight International Cybercrime?

September 14, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via PC Mag

It’s hardly news that the US and the west in general has a problem with hacking attacks from abroad. The warnings about these attacks and suggestions for action to address them are increasingly making the case to trade off privacy and freedom. Will we put up with this? Do we have any other realistic options?

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has issued a report which argues that “cyber intelligence” must be developed as coordinated government discipline. While the report makes statements which are generally uncontroversial about the nature and severity of the problem, and while INSA’s advisory board represents expertise from across the military-tech-industrial complex, the report is facile and largely unoriginal.

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