The Future and Fears of Cyber-Warfare

Ted Bell's latest novel, Phantom, explores the world of cyber-warfare and the role of computers.  After finishing this insightful book, the reader might wonder what the real implications of cyber-warfare are.  American Thinker interviewed many experts to get their opinions on this increasingly important issue in a military context. Bell wrote his book in part to inform the public about how computers will play an active and significant role in future warfare.  He feels that this issue is not on the public's radar and gets very little attention, yet "the next phase of warfare could be where your enemy can defeat you without direct engagement." Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), who is currently running for the Senate and was a ranking member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, agrees.  He commented that cyber-attacks are a reality and that America appears to be extremely vulnerable.  "After a major cyber-attack, we will be talking about how we missed the...(Read Full Article)

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