Canada’s former top spymaster says the country’s military should have the legal authority and capability to not only defend itself, but also to go on the attack in cyberspace as well.

Richard Fadden, the former director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the ex-national security adviser to prime ministers Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau, says he’s argued in the past that the threat in the online world is as serious as terrorism in the physical world.

Source: CSIS Head Says Canada Should Have Its Own Cyber-Warriors