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Cyberspace cannot be uncontested space for the enemy, former CIA Director David Petraeus said at last week's DCOI annual summit.
Cyberspace cannot be uncontested space for the enemy, former CIA Director David Petraeus said at last week's DCOI annual summit. (Logan Werlinger/GW Today)
May 23, 2016

Cyberspace is a battlefield that must be contested, former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus said...

“There is a whole new dimension of warfare—along with ground, sea, air and space and subsea, you now have cyberspace,” the retired four-star general said at the annual Defensive Cyber Operations and Intelligence Conference. “This is a domain, this is a new battlefield, and it cannot be uncontested space for the enemy.” 

“Most of the problem is due to human behavior and human nature, it’s not necessarily a question of technology,” said Dr. Lemieux, who serves as director of GW’s Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management program. “Human nature can help, but it also can present an obstacle. Human factors affect the information exchange and not just in cyber security.”

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