Saturday, March 26, 2016

Cyber 'Warrior'

In a recent discussion with a cyber 'expert', she said she has grown increasingly FATIGUED with the language being used in cybersphere.  She said we should stop using these words in conjunction with cyber - either as prefix of suffix.
  • attack
  • warrior

1 comment:

Navy Grade 36 Bureaucrat said...

No. Absolutely not.

Warfare is the application of violence from a legitimate party (i.e. a government organization). NSA would like you to believe that cyber is all about intel prep of the environment, and in that case they couldn't be more wrong.

How is it not violence if you can:
- Turn off someone's pacemaker (
- Attack a water supply and potentially poison people (
- Break an electrical grid (

I see it no different from other forms of warfare. The effects are the same.