From the Summer 2017 Issue

Opting in to Cyber Vulnerability

Adam Firestone
Editor-in-Chief | United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Weak Nations, Asymmetric Warfare and Power Projection
America’s rivals routinely employ offensive cyber operations to influence American actions and policy.  Despite claims made by pundits and the press, these are not powerful countries, and their reliance on cyber operations and asymmetric warfare betrays them as weak players on the international stage, unable to project power in their own right.  The effectiveness of cyber operations against America has more to do with America opting to remain vulnerable than with the capabilities of the nation’s rivals.  America can choose to secure its cyberspace, but it’s yet to . . .

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