the growing role of the Internet in today's society, technology
convergence and, in particular, the increasing network interconnection,
information systems are more vulnerable than ever before and are exposed to a growing
number of threats. ICTs raise new challenges for security, and new concerns are being addressed by several national and
Telecommunication Union - Network Security:
"In a world of intertwined global networks, is there a need for
a coordinated, sustained, and institutionalized approach to protecting
critical network infrastructures?"
Creating Trust In Critical
Network Infrastructures, Seoul, Korea, May 2002.
Sector: Workshop on Security,
Seoul, Korea, May 2002.
for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD):
"For global networks to be trustworthy, infrastructures and
services must be reliable, transactions must be secure and private, and
personal data must be effectively protected"
Security and Privacy
Guidelines for the Security of Information
and Networks: Towards a Culture of Security
Commission - e-Europe:
"Security is becoming a key priority because communication and
information have become a key factor in economic and societal
Internet Secure networks and smart cards
Network and Information Security: Proposal
for a European Policy Approach
RESOLUTION of 28 January 2002 on a common approach and specific actions in
the area of network and information security (2002/C 43/02)
and other information on security:
report from CERT/CC: "Tracking
and Tracing Cyber-Attacks: Technical Challenges and Global Policy Issues
"The anonymity enjoyed by today’s cyber-attackers poses a
grave threat to the global information society, the progress of an
information-based international economy, and the advancement of global
collaboration and cooperation in all areas of human endeavor [...] It
is clear that tracking and tracing attackers across a borderless
cyber-world, and holding them accountable, requires multilateral actions
that transcend jurisdictions and national boundaries."
and McKenzie - Security Law Site
Wi-Fi Networks Too Risky
WEP for Wireless Security