Climate change, the Internet, and Cyber Security

This article discusses the impact climate change will have on the internet. Rising sea levels could critically damage and disrupt the core backbone of the internet. While many understand the internet is literally a giant network, most generally think that the traffic gets passed through satellites. Not so, actually. There are thousands of miles giant undersea cables that run across the world, making up the primary data linkages between the continents.

While this article discusses US Intelligence Agency’s assessment of the threat from climate change to cyber security.

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