Commentary / World Jul 10, 2012

Follies of overconfident, arrogant government may be setting the stage for a cyber meltdown

by Hanns W. Maull, Amelie Bottollier, Elisabetta Povoledo, Nat.Dal and Kenneth Rogoff

When the financial crisis of 2008 hit, many shocked critics asked why markets, regulators and financial experts failed to see it coming. Today, one might ask the same question about the global economy's vulnerability to cyber attack. Indeed, the parallels between financial crises and the ...

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