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Cyber Warfare A Serious New Factor In Israel’s Already Complex Battlefield

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“This cyber threat seems far away, so why put money into it?” he asked. “Organizations don’t bring in enough people, they cut corners.”

And, Weissman said, the government’s budget is too tight to invest the money it should to prevent cyber attacks.

While Weissman calls for more money in technological education and cyber defense, he says it is no substitute for conventional hardware such as planes, bombs and soldiers.
“It’s not going to take the place of conventional warfare just like chemical warfare isn’t replacing conventional warfare and planes don’t replace ground troops,” he said, adding that cyber warfare “will complete warfare.”

(JTA)

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3 Responses to “Cyber Warfare A Serious New Factor In Israel’s Already Complex Battlefield”

  1. William J Hurst says:

    It the dependency on technology and its breakdown the reason for the use of horses in the battle of Armageddon.

  2. This cyber warfare could cloak more insidious efforts to extrapolate data from innocent civilians- again an instance of Orwell's Big Brother mentality.

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