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Cyber War Mass Hysteria Is Hindering Security

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jhernik writes “International cyber threat initiatives are in danger of becoming overblown, the US government’s security chief told the RSA Conference in San Francisco. ‘Cyber war is a terrible metaphor,’ said the US government’s cybersecurity czar Howard Schmidt. ‘Don’t make it something it’s not.’ Internet attacks from hackers, spies and terrorist groups deserves serious attention, he said, but this should not be ‘to the extent of mass hysteria’.”

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