The Global Frontiers of Cyberwar
The new perpetual war
An intellectually stimulating forum brought together 65+ participants to Ivy Plus European Leaders' salon on cyberwarfare : Who Controls the Internet - The New Global War, with high profile speakers Jean-Louis Gergorin, former VP EADS-Airbus, General Jean-Paul Palomeros, former Head Transformation NATO, Leo Isaac-Dognin, Capgemini Invent, co-authors of the insightful book 'Cyber- La Guerre Perpetuelle', for a cutting edge analysis and perspectives on the geopolitical, economic, sociological and human impacts of the new multifaceted global cyberwar between the US, Russia, China, Iran, Israel, North Korea and Europe. Speakers stressed the need for Europe to catch up fast on technology and AI to create a balance of power, control technology, the digital and the Internet, at all levels and in all forms, deepmind, deepfake, fakenews, darkweb..., and protect itself. While they gave a worrisome outlook on the future - before things improve if governments and institutions react rapidly, the atmosphere at the event, as IPEL endeavors to create, was elegant and warm. After the cocktail reception, we continued with a gourmet dinner in the beautiful Michelin starred restaurant Lucas-Carton decorated by Art Nouveau designer Majorelle, during which we were able to discuss in depth and be entertained with inside stories and anecdotes by three great minds.