KEYNOTE 1: Is The Pen Sll Migher Than The Sword? presented at HITBMalaysia 2011

by Kenneth Geers,

Summary : In ancient Greece, Euripides warned that the tongue was sharper than the blade. In the Internet era, does the adage hold true? Julian Assange might agree, but what about the unknown author of Stuxnet? Access to information is nice, but the audience must have electricity to download and display the data. In this presentation, Dr. Geers will compare and contrast the national security implications of Wikileaks – the new pen, and Stuxnet – the new sword.