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Cybersecurity: Defending our Next Battlefield

By Kara Miller

Cyber security analysts work in the "watch and warning center" at the government’s secretive cyber defense lab in Idaho, which is intended to protect the nation's power grid, water and communications systems. (AP)

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We lift the veil on cybercrime, which can lead to stolen identities, stolen company secrets — even stolen military secrets.

In an age in which information has become everything — and vast computer networks contain our deepest secrets — we have become trapped by the very machines that we rely on.

So how do you fight back against cybercrime? Can you build walls high enough? What does the battlefield look right now? We ask experts who are in the trenches.


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Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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