Armed forces around the world face the same risks as all civilian entities. This is both a postulate and a conclusion. Societies are entering the digital age at a very high speed and the armed forces try to follow, facing the same dilemma. Should they go for it and take full advantage of the fantastic opportunities that are opening up thanks to technological progress or should they be wary of the growing vulnerabilities and slow down certain developments? Cybersecurity will depend on the ability to create a balance between these two poles.