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June 18, 2010

New Cyber Chief Outlines Strategy

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By David Talbot, Technology Review

Security experts said this week that they were cheered by calls from General Keith Alexander, head of the new U.S. Cyber Command, for global rules of engagement for cyber-war, and for increased engagement with nations that are major sources of cyber crime and espionage, including Russia and China. Following through on these calls will be crucial to securing cyberspace, says Ronald Deibert, who directs the Citizen Lab Internet think-tank at the University of Toronto. “There is a major imperative for governments to negotiate the ‘rules of the road’ for engagement in this domain, or risk increasing chaos and mutual insecurity,” he says.

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