Malcolm Marshall, head of KPMG’s information security and business resilience practice commented on the Conference on Cyberspace, being held in London today:
“Today’s Internet increasingly reflects society as a whole: the good, the bad and the evil. While there is an urgent need for common agreement on acceptable and unacceptable behaviours, this Conference is a start.
“But conferences and speeches alone are not enough. Governments around the world need to accelerate the pace of agreeing a common set of acceptable behaviours if the economic potential of cyberspace is going to be fully realised. We live a in a global world that needs global rules; in my view, the national regulation of the Internet may amount to nothing more than trying to enforce the equivalent of a set of Golf Club [players] rules on cyber criminals.”
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