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DETERRING CHINESE CYBER-ATTACKS: MUTUALLY ASSURED DESTRUCTION

China cyberattacks

When I was an analyst in the Defense Intelligence Agency in the early 1980s we used to say that if grains of sand on a beach were bits of intelligence information Moscow would send a large bulldozer onto the beach and scoop up as much as it could. Beijing, on the other hand, would send a million Chinese and each person would put a handful of sand in their pocket. The Chinese, for all their progress, haven’t changed; that’s how they hack into U.S. networks and steal U.S. military and trade secrets.  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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4 Responses

  1. Reposted from LinkedIn says:

    Well said Ed . Chapeau !

    By Michael (Mike) Hulden

  2. Reposted from LinkedIn says:

    Thank you Sir. I do so fully agree with you.

    By Martin Dipo Zimmermann

  3. Reposted from LinkedIn says:

    Martin: What think you of idea of cyberpeacefre i.e., concerned world citizens using internet/social media to advance world peace and understanding ?

    By Al LeBlanc

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