Middle Eastern Security Complex Comes of Age in a World of Burgeoning Cyber Threats

Middle Eastern Security Complex Comes of Age in a World of Burgeoning Cyber Threats

Contributor: Nima Khorrami Assl
Posted: 06/13/2011
Nima Khorrami Assl

Cyberspace presents a formidable range of security challenges for states, commercial and international organisations, and, indeed, private individuals. As such, cybersecurity has grown in the public and media consciousness in recent years. This is due to the widely publicised notoriety of several key events, including the 2007 alleged Russian hacking of Estonian government and commercial websites, as well as the 2009 Stuxnet attack which, according to Phyllis Schneck, vice president and chief technology officer for public sector at McAfee, "changed the game in our awareness".
Nima Khorrami Assl
Contributor: Nima Khorrami Assl