AP Interview: France warns of risk of war in cyberspace
June 2, 2017
PARIS (AP) — Cyberspace faces an approaching risk of "permanent war" between states and criminal or extremist organizations because of increasingly destructive hacking attacks, the head of the French government's cybersecurity agency warned Thursday.
In a wide-ranging interview in his office with The Associated Press, Guillaume Poupard lamented a lack of commonly agreed rules to govern cyberspace and said: "We must work collectively, not just with two or three Western countries, but on a global scale."
"With what we see today — attacks that are criminal, from states, often for espionage...