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Are you a legitimate military target?

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 16, 2015.

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    RSS New Member Member

    When growing up as a child I played all of the requisite games that young kids play like lawn darts. It is a marvel that I ever survived that one. Another game that the kids in the neighborhood played a lot of was the game of “war”. In retrospect, after everything I have learned in the intervening years it is a marvel to me that we sought that out as a favored past time.

    Flash forward to today. Now those same kids grew up and some of moved into the security space. When I moved into information security as a career I must admit I never thought that I might one day be viewed as a legitimate military target. Yes, I just said that. At the FIRST Conference in Berlin today, Mikko Hypponen delivered his keynote and one of the subjects was exactly that. You, as a security practitioner, are fair game according to the rules of war.

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