The constant here is the computer. The variable is the human factor, which, as I profiled in my earlier post on human factors, poses the dangers.
The growing problem is that the rapidly expanding availability of cyber weapons is enabling global proliferation of cyberwarfare capabilities into less-developed nation states and, increasingly, the hands of extremists and “irrational hackers.”
This is where the risks for U.S. Homeland Security begin. And to these risks, there is no end in sight.