Fighting on the cyber battlefield: Weak states and nonstate actors pose threats
America is already fighting in cyberspace. Look for more, not fewer, engagements in the years ahead. But the Pentagon should worry less about a cyber Pearl Harbor and more about losing the daily slog in the cyber-trenches.
The cyber threat is a serious national security issue. Indeed, it’s a virtual jungle out there. Our online enemies are legion, but they are not created equal. Among the ranks of our cyber competitors, China and Russia stand out as superpowers.