The Internet can make a significant contribution to human life. It can foster prosperity and peace, inspire intellectual growth, contribute to mutual understanding among peoples. The benefits are many, but so too are the actual and prospective harms.
Reaching a global consensus on how best to limit the grave risks of cyber conflict is in the clear interest of us all, wherever on the globe we might find ourselves. These reflections have for aim to foster better understanding of these risks and to encourage concerted action toward their reduction.