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ProJo: 'We Are in a Cyber-War'

Experts have convened at RWU to discuss the fast-expanding threat of cyber attacks, as governments, companies and citizens grapple with how best to limit risks.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Cyber-war threatens U.S. security" by Katie Mulvaney, Journal Staff Writer
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  • Also read Paul Rosenweig's LAWFARE Blog on the conference here.

BRISTOL, R.I., June 18, 2013 — There’s a new battlefield looming — with unclear boundaries and a dearth of governing laws. It’s the Internet, and governments, companies and citizens are grappling with how best to limit risks.

“We are in a cyber-war,” Timothy H. Edgar told about 50 people attending a cyber-security conference at Roger Williams University on Monday. [...]

Edgar participated in the talk “Cyber Risks in the Domestic and International Realms” that kicked off the four-day institute. The university’s School of Law and School of Justice Studies are sponsoring the institute titled Cyber Threats and Cyber Realities — Law, Policy and Regulation in Business, the Professions and National Security. [...]

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