These days we have to be prepared to fight off not just hackers in search of simple financial gain, but malicious actors funded by hostile states.
Asymmetry is the keyword of war in 21st century, because the enemy is harder and harder to identify and there's not anymore something like an army against another in a large field. This is even more true when we move to the cyber domain. So, right after 9/11, the world faced this new warfare with a reactive approach. But how can we proactively face asymmetrical threats and prevent wars?
Fighting on the side of the good guys