Ex spy bosses: Cyber-warfare needs rules of engagement

OpenWorld Former intelligence leaders have called for international terms of engagement in cyber warfare and greater collaboration between the public and private sectors to defend critical infrastructure.

The comments came at a security-focused keynote at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, where – instead of the usual parade of enthusiastic customers – co-CEO Mark Hurd took to the stage with three former spies.

John Scarlett, who led the UK’s MI6 between 2004 and 2009, said that when it came to cyber attacks, there was “no sense of the rules of the game” and no international or legal structure.

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Source: The Register