The Myth of Cyber-Terrorism
Why bin Laden
In this post-9/11 world, security is seemingly at the fore of every national and political
agenda. But how much of this agenda is grounded in reality and how much is simply buzzword-compliant
This presentation addresses why the issue of "cyber-terrorism" is based more on hysterical
theatrics than genuine threat analysis. Also addressed is how and why the hype does more harm than
good to security efforts overall.
This presentation was the Keynote Speech at ToorCon IV, Saturday, September 28th, 2002.
This presentation is available in three different formats:
See also: Why Security Through Obscurity Isn't