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ADECS 2019: Russia and China exploit the Internet of Everything

29th January 2019 - 10:40 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore

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One presenter at the ADECS 2019 conference warned of the growing threat posed as the world rushes headlong towards the Internet of Everything (IoE), whereby enemies ‘can destroy countries by cyber alone’.

Prof David Stupples, director of electronic warfare systems research at City University of London, commented on the threat posed by countries such as Russia, China and North Korea ‘in an era where “information warfare” will proceed or replace “kinetic warfare”’.

This leads to the pertinent question of how countries should defend themselves, ‘including aggressive response’. In other words, perhaps oxymoronically, should you retaliate first against a potential cyberthreat?

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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