Bluepurple Pulse: week ending November 7th
Cyber deterrence doesn't appear to work and/or is hard to measure..
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Operationally I think it is fair to say everything is on 🔥 in most places with no signs of it abating in the world of cyber any time soon.
In the high-level it has been a complex week on multiple fronts.
First there was the article Democracies Should Not Let the Dream of the Open Internet Die which is a powerful if not slightly depressing view coming out of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue which features Australia, India, Japan, and the United States. It challenges the direction the world is going in - basically distrust is breeding around technology which is driving sovereign behaviours:
The recent statements and actions at the Quad and beyond suggest that many long-standing supporters of a global Internet now have moved toward a new vision of technological development: a world fractured between competing national or ideological blocs, each relying on its own trusted hardware and software suppliers to defend …
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