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One of the meetings held in conjunction with the recent World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2008 in Kuala Lumpur was the Infosec.my information security conference and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Terrorism (IMPACT) World Cyber Security Summit. While the thought of combating cyber terrorism is exciting, Bruce Schneier, founder and chief technical officer of BT Counterpane, thinks the term “cyber terrorism” is misleading and its usage cheapens the meaning of terrorism.
“Cyber terrorism is a myth,” he says. “We all know what terrorism is; it involves innocent people being killed in a very public way, in an attempt to cause terror in the greater population.”…
Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.