Eugene Kaspersky: World Needs International Agreements On Cyber-Weapons

By CircleID Reporter

Eugene Kaspersky has warned global leaders that the world needs international agreements about cyber-weapons in the same way as it needs agreements about nuclear or biological weaponry. The chairman and chief executive officer of Kaspersky Lab, warned delegates at CeBIT Australia that cyber-warfare and terrorism was the number one internet threat facing the world today. He said the Stuxnet industrial virus had demonstrated that cyber-weapons were capable of damaging physical infrastructure, and were "a thousand times cheaper" to develop than conventional weaponry.

Related topics: Cyberattack, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Internet Governance, Malware, Policy & Regulation

Comments

War? Veni Markovski  –  May 23, 2012 10:33 AM PST

Mr. Kaspersky has been promoting for years that every user should have a digital ID, now he has moved into the terrorism/cyberwar topic. I am not sure what is his agenda behind this topic, but I am sure there is one;-)