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AFCEA West 2012: Action urged over cyber security

27th January 2012 - 09:55 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in San Diego, US


An industry expert has emphasised the importance of a universal sense of responsibility when it comes to enhancing cyber security.

Speaking to Shephard during the AFCEA West conference in San Diego, US on 26 January, Bob Noonan, senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, said that there is no real ownership of the internet, and 'we cannot take the security of the network for granted'.

'The real enabler for our warfare now is the network,' he explained, and because 'in the military we're using precision-guided weapons that depend on the network, the sanctity of the data has to be upheld'.

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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