The World was abuzz last week with news that President Trump had accepted Kim Jong-Un’s (a.k.a. “Rocket Man”) invitation to discuss de-nuking North Korea. While it’s obviously scary to imagine enemies of the Red, White, and Blue having nuclear weapons, focusing on atoms is so 20th Century.
Building walls, having security guards watch safes, and having police patrol our communities are the realities of a dangerous World. But the clear and present danger is invisible and digital.
With over three billion people on the Internet and two billion smartphones, the hyper-connected World we live in has great opportunities and perilous risk. EVERYTHING is now connected — from our financial system, to telecommunications, utilities, defense, and automobiles. You name it and it’s “1’s” and “0’s” that make everything work.