New report says U.S. Air Force should prepare for cyberwar – Homeland Security News Wire

New Rand Corp. report argues that the U.S. military branches must treat cyberwar as another emerging field of battle — one that both amplifies the threat of physical combat and presents new tactical challenges unfamiliar to everyone, not just the armed forces

IT security experts have been calling for some time now for greater attention to be paid to the growing risk for cyberattacks to be carried out against U.S. critical infrastructure assets. Legislators have bought into the notion of looming cyberwar, and they have support in a new report funded by the U.S. Air Force which argues that while still somewhat ambiguous, cyberwar is an inevitability.