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Advancing the Discussion on Cybersecurity Norms

Posted by Matt Thomlinson, general manager, Trustworthy Computing

Last week I participated in the Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013, where I spoke on a panel on capacity building, and also participated in the ICT4Peace Foundation’s special session at the conference.

During the capacity-building panel, I discussed how over the next six years, another two billion users will come online, basically doubling the Internet population.  The majority of these users will be from emerging economies, who will still be bringing large portions of their populations online.   But with the ability to realize the social and economic benefits of cyberspace also come a new challenge – cybersecurity is necessary to sustain confidence and growth. Read more

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