Cyber citizenship is a matter of personal and national security

21 Aug 2010

Sacramento Examiner, By Joanna Jullien

On Tuesday, August 3, I attended an Internet security summit for journalists in San Francisco hosted by Kaspersky Internet security software.

The agenda covered commercial as well as personal matters of cyber security. What fascinated me is how in the network culture individual and common good intersect.

Discussion of the Stuxnet worm gaining access to our water and power systems typifies this point.

The Stuxnet worm is malware, or special code designed to highjack or sabotage the command and control system of a public works (such as water and power), which is closed to the Internet and therefore considered cyber secure.

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