Cyberwars: We must prepare ourselves for the wars of the future

ALL FUTURE WARS WILL BEGIN AS CYBERWARS. CYBERATTACKS and online disinformation campaigns will define the next generation of conflict, and they will unfold silently, invisibly and relatively inexpensively. The threat is real, but we are equipped with the means to keep the cyberpeace. It’s now incumbent on policymakers and tech companies to help keep our information secure and our infrastructure safe.

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