RSA cyber conference: Act now on cyber war

Thursday - 2/17/2011, 2:12pm EST

Cyber-war is being debated at the RSA Security Conference going on right now in San Francisco.

The disagreements stemmed from what constitutes an overt act of cyberwar and how to recognize such an act.

Former Secretary of the Homeland Security Michael Chertoff says there is no doubt that cyber warfare is going to be within the domain of conflict very shortly

Computer World reports, "Warlike tactics," including politically motivated hacking and attacks against critical infrastructure, are more and more common in cyber attacks.

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