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Cyber attack on the increase
Posted: 13 June 2011

Yet another admission in the line of examples over the past few weeks of serious cyber attacks on a key institution. These must surely be causing serious alarm bells in the corridors of state security offices around the world. This new vulnerability is extremely worrying as it happens by unprecedented stealth, goes to the heart of an institution and is potentially more damaging than any double agent ever was in the cold war. Security and legal systems are falling behind cyber crime advances. Global regulatory bodies are moribund and increasingly irrelevant in the modern era.

The world needs fast, effective and potent responses to these new threats to our future.

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