Modern societies have a growing dependency on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) that are globally networked. However, this growing dependency comes with major emerging potential threats to network and information security and mainly to the society and its members. The growing abuse of electronic networks for criminal purposes, adversely affect the integrity of critical national information infrastructures as well as private personal information and children safety.
Cybersecurity is now considered a major part of any national security policy, and it is well-known that decision makers in the US, the EU, Russia, China, India and other nations, are identifying cyberdefense / cybersecurity matters as having number one priority in their national defense strategies. In addition, more than 130 countries worldwide have declared dedicated cyberwar divisions and scenarios within their national security teams. All these efforts are being added to the traditional security efforts to combat cybercrimes, cyber frauds and other faces of Cyber threats.