UK armed forces confirm cyber as fifth dimension of warfare | The Daily Swig

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The UK plans to make cybersecurity and information warfare a top priority in coming years. A “5th Dimension” of warfare, General Sir Patrick Sanders, head of UK Strategic Command relayed the message “We’re going to need to think radically about the career model, training, and education that accelerates the pace of this evolution because if we don’t adapt, we will at best become exquisite but irrelevant – and at worst we will die.” As the modern world becomes more dependent on the efficient transfer of information, all modern armies will be in fierce competition for the greatest information warfare waging abilities.



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