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The Myth of Cyber-Terrorism
Why bin Laden != /bin/laden

Summary:

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 sound bites?

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:


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See also: Why Security Through Obscurity Isn't


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