The overarching question imparting urgency to this exploration is: Can U.S.-Russian contention in cyberspace cause the two nuclear superpowers to stumble into war? In considering this question we were constantly reminded of recent comments by a prominent U.S. arms control expert: At least as dangerous as the risk of an actual cyberattack, he observed, is cyber operations’ “blurring of the line between peace and war.” Or, as Nye wrote, “in the cyber realm, the difference between a weapon and a non-weapon may come down to a single line of code, or simply the intent of a computer program’s user.”
A luncheon with Gertraud Auer Borea D'Olmo, the Secretary General of the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue.
A light lunch will be served at this event.
About Gertraud Auer Borea D'Olmo:
Gertraud Auer Borea D’Olmo is the Secretary General of the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue. Prior to this role, which she assumed in 2005, she worked at the Bruno Kreisky Forum in Project Management: Middle East Youth Peace Forum. From 1991 to 1995, she was a staff member at the Federal Minister for Education and the Arts, International and Cultural Affairs Adviser in Vienna, Austria. From 1980-1991 she was a free-lance professional, working with Centre Pompidou, Vienna Festival and Lainer-Auer Architects. Her expertise is in languages, architecture, theater and international politics.