The Economist quotes Cyber Statecraft Initiative Director Jason Healey on how stronger Internet defenses can make cyberspace safer:

So what can be done? The first thing is to change the tone of the debate about cyber-security, which is typically peppered with military metaphors. These tend to suggest that companies and individuals are powerless to help themselves, giving governments latitude to infringe their citizens’ privacy. “The internet is the most transformative innovation since Gutenberg and the printing press,” says Jason Healey of the Atlantic Council, an American think-tank. “Yet we’re treating it as a war zone.”

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