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Meyer Describes Lack of Progress on Cyber Security Diplomacy

October 29, 2014

Embassy Magazine has published commentary by Dialogue Fellow Paul Meyer, describing the current lack of progress developing international agreements to avoid a new arms race in cyberspace.

"While the current reality belies the more extreme scenarios of unrestrained cyber warfare, there is a distinct danger that absent some collective efforts at prevention, cyberspace could become yet another battleground for warring states. As the vast majority of the owners and users of the Internet and its supporting infrastructure are civilians, there is a clear public interest in avoiding becoming collateral damage in some future cyber clash."

Read the full piece here: The Wild West of Governments in Cyberspace