Governments in the UK, US and elsewhere are prioritising cyber security as it becomes apparent that the internet can be a dangerous place. There is plenty of talk of cyber war, but little consensus as to what the term actually means.
There seems to be more agreement about what cyber war is not. According to IT security experts, cyber war is distinct from criminal activity aimed at financial gain, espionage aimed at commercial advantage, and espionage aimed at stealing information about military hardware.
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