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Acts of cyberterrorism, such as the "Love Bug" virus and loss of air traffic control 
at Worcester Airport, have gained widespread media attention. Fortunately, no 
fatalities resulted from these incidents; the possibility of more serious attacks, 
however, is very real. A Socratic Dialogue, composed of panelists from such varying 
fields as law enforcement, emergency services, private industry, and information 
security, was conducted with the purpose of illuminating some of the more pressing 
issues regarding cyberterrorism and providing insight into possible solutions.
Imagine the following:

As the passengers of Blue Skies Flight 2002 head toward a major sporting event in 
Metropolis, the pilot comes on the public address system with some news: the air 
traffic control computers at Metropolis International Airport have just gone down. The 
news is frustrating, both for the passengers and for the city's "first responders"- 
police, fire, Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) - who have been planning and preparing 
for the big day, but no one is especially concerned; after all, the air traffic 
control computer crash is certainly no more than a fluke, an accident which no doubt 
will be repaired soon...

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