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In the past, broad oceans and peaceable neighbors provided all the infrastructure protection America needed.

That changed during the Cold War. Technology made geography less relevant.
The U.S. became subject to attack by bombs and missiles, but even then it knew who the enemy was and where the attack would originate.
Now computers and electrons change the picture entirely.

The capability to seriously disrupt our infrastructures is…….. …..widely available at relatively little cost.

This is the “new geography” on which the Commission focused its efforts -- a borderless cyber geography … ….whose major topographical features are technology & change.