With the rise of the Islamic State and the recurrence of terrorist attacks by jihadis in Europe and North America, a vigilant yet measured approach is needed so as not to lose the values we want to defend.
In order to better protect the national interest, Italy’s intelligence community has needed to evolve from a culture of secrecy to a culture of security.
Cyber security is a major concern for governments. The cat and mouse game between intelligence agencies and hackers is becoming a veritable arms race conducted with spies and software rather than guns and bombs. Governments now need a strategic approach.