Posts tagged with ‘cyberwarfare’

The Rapporteur believes that even if one is in favour of transparency, military and intelligence operations simply cannot be planned and consulted with the public. Transparency cannot exist without control. The government, and especially its security agencies, must have the right to limit access to information in order to govern and to protect. This is based on the premise that states and corporations have the right to privacy as much as individuals do and that secrecy is required for efficient management of the state institutions and organizations.

Lord Michael Jopling, Rapporteur for NATO, 2011 Information and National Security Survey.

Via Ars Technica, NATO: Anonymous will be “infiltrated” and “persecuted”

Note that in May the US released its International Strategy for Cyberspace that basically declared that digital hacking can be met with a forcefull, asymmetric, analog response (read: bombing).