On April 26-28, 1996, RAND and the Ditchley Foundation jointly sponsored an international conference in Santa Monica, California to discuss "Security in Cyberspace: Challenges for Society." This conference brought together a group of senior-level North American and European intellectual leaders from the many communities impacted by and with a role to play in cyberspace security. This report summarizes the results of their not-for-attribution discussions. Topics covered include the magnitude of the cyberspace security threat and the threat's consequences; impediments to improved security in cyberspace and what must be done to remove them; and means to achieve international cooperation regarding security in cyberspace.
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