posted on Nov, 6 2006 @ 01:11 AM
Getting the military involved in defending cyberspace, IMHO would make little difference as Microsoft, IBM, Symantec and many other software firms,
not to mention all the open-source gurus, have the best IT minds already working on the same problems. On top of all this, $8.40 out of every $100 in
an average organization's IT budget goes toward IT security.
Economic warfare is a very taboo subject, the last thing a government would want to do is initiate this type of warfare, because the floodgates would
Well carried out attacks would cripple the information systems that our modern economies run on, the banking sector would very near collapse,
international trade as we know it today would cease, all of this would lead to a complete loss of investor confidence, which in turn would lead to a
stock market crash.
Economies are very fragile things.