Paris: One of the biggest topics being discussed by defense industry experts here as they rev up for the Paris Air Show has little, at first glance, to do with planes: cyber war.

Much of the chatter was sparked by Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn’s speech in which he discussed nothing – nothing – but cyber warfare. Perhaps it was just as well that Lynn spoke only of a threat that would draw allies together in light of what his boss, Defense Secretary Bob Gates, has said recently about NATO allies failing to step up and commit blood and treasure to NATO missions. Keep reading →