Cybersecurity challenges

Friday - 8/14/2009, 4:22pm EDT

Chris Bronk

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One of the challenges with cybersecurity is that the discussion is often about worst-case scenarios -- a cyber-Pearl Harbor, for example.

That often makes it difficult to put cybersecurity in context and assess the actual risks.

Chris Bronk is a research fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy and an adjunct instructor of computer science at Rice.

He previously served as a Foreign Service officer and was assigned to the State Department's Office of e-Diplomacy.

He has a column in World Politics Review, Time to Move Toward a More Secure Cyberspace.

He tells us more about his views.