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Cybersecurity cooperation is key to defeating hackers.

New Weapons: Keyboard and Mouse

January 2011, Number 02.01

“The Internet continues to grow as an essential, daily tool for billions of people in personal, corporate and government arenas. Protection of confidential online information, also known as cybersecurity, therefore also grows in importance. Cybersecurity defends against illegal use of the Internet, corruption or disruption of computer networks and software, hacking and espionage. The global, borderless nature of the Internet calls for legal, political and private cooperation around the world, as cyber attacks are rising in frequency and severity, with hundreds of thousands of attacks launched daily at the cost of billions of euros. Our growing dependence on cyberspace makes cyber security a high priority that’s appearing atop policymaker agendas...”

Excerpt from per Concordiam Staff, “New Weapons: Keyboard and Mouse,” per Concordiam: Journal of European Security Defense Issues 2, No. 1, 2011: 46-49.

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