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Published on: August 10, 2012
Cyber security is an ultra-modern challenge, but we could learn a lot about it by examining how pre-modern European city-states managed their defenses.
Chris C. Demchak is a professor at the U.S. Naval War College. She is the author of Wars of Disruption and Resilience: Cybered Conflict, Power, and National Security (University of Georgia Press, 2011). All statements here are those of the author and do not reflect the views of the U.S. government, the U.S. Navy, or the U.S. Naval War College.