Risks of cyber warfare outlined

Monday - 1/17/2011, 8:30am EST

A new report about cybersecurity and business shows that a single cyber-event won't do much damage, but governments still need to be ready to withstand a series of cyber attacks that could have an impact. ComputerWeekly reports this latest study comes from the British Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. It says that a wide range of unwanted cyber events, both accidental and deliberate, could create localized problems. But, the study also says it is highly unlikely there will ever be a pure cyber war fought solely in cyberspace.

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