Cyber Warfare As technology has grown exponentially within the past fifty years, cyber crime becomes a growing worry for those working to create international security. As the internet becomes more widespread and reliable, the amounts of attacks from those trying to terrorize or censor the web have been growing too. Currently, the situation within many of these nations are that many states create infrastructure throughout the web, with government files, banks and other important data being stored in secure servers. As cyber-attacks continue to destroy, manipulate and damage data within nations, the development of more secure technology is necessary. At first warfare was mostly thought of as fronts comprised of troops heading on against one another. Eventually, technology grew to incorporate the infantry with more mobility and defense, through tanks and aircraft. However, warfare grew to new heights as mechanisms became digitized. Many objects or gadgets that in the past had simple functions are becoming more connected through computers and networks. Although this has evolved into our modern world technology, it has created vulnerabilities of new forms of warfare, known as cyber warfare. Although there are not many documented cases of cyber warfare, with cyber espionage and sabotage being relatively new concepts, nation have created and funded many government sectors to begin focusing on cyber security. With more governments being armed with technology to defend intelligence and
Chapter 1 Assignment – Beyond the Book
In the past, cyber-warfare was a fictional concept presented in movies and TV shows. A recent example includes the action thriller Blackhat (2015,) where the FBI teams up with China to locate cyber-criminals that have hacked a Hong Kong nuclear plant and the Mercantile Trade Exchange in Chicago. Unfortunately, cyber-warfare is more than just a fictional concept. Today, there is more and more evidence that some countries are using state sponsored…
Cyber warfare is a relatively new form of warfare. Cyber warfare will be defined and compared to conventional kinetic warfare. This paper will look at some of the reasons why States and non-state entities use the internet for political, financial, ideological, or even patriotic reasons. A brief history of cyber warfare will be discussed along with some of the groups and nations that engage in cyber warfare/attacks.
Cyber Warfare is still a relatively…
provisions of U.N chapter in cyberspace is ambiguous. Russia and USA has different views about how to apply the international laws to cyberspace. There is no widely recognized international treaty in place that establishes a legal definition for an act of cyber aggression. This article, as one part of group work, will discuss the current international laws of armed conflict and treaties of different countries. It also will present an analogy of other nuclear.
Law of armed conflict
In this part we will analysis…
Case Studies: Information Warfare & Cyber terrorism
Jose R. Rosario Jr.
Instructor: Earl Ballou
October 7th, 2013
Case Studies: Information Warfare & Cyber terrorism
Advances in technology have changed the way we live globally. Most people cannot be separated from their computer, laptop, cell phone, or favorite video game. Technology is in our everyday lives. We can go online almost anywhere in the world and do our shopping, banking and make movies from our cell phone or…
IA1 – EVALUATION OF THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF THE ESTONIA CYBER EVENT
CSEC655 Section 9041
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 3
2. Background and Global Impact 4
3. Vulnerabilities in Cybersecurity Policy and Practices 5
4. Advantages of Reducing Vulnerabilities for Future Attacks 8
5. Disadvantages of Reducing Vulnerabilities for Future Attacks 8
6. Advantages of Improving Security Practices or Policies 9
7. Disadvantages of Improving Security Practices…
Cyber-warfare conjures up images of information warriors unleashing vicious attacks against an unsuspecting opponent’s computer networks, wreaking havoc and paralysing nations (Lewis, 2002). While this is a terrifying thought, is it an underlying concern at Diamond Prestige? The purpose of this brief is to analyse strategic risks of cyber-attacking and discuss whether innovation should be implemented within the business.
The issue of cyber-warfare increased rapidly…
Assessing the Risks of Cyber Terrorism, Cyber War and Other Cyber Threats:
James A. Lewis
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Cyber-warfare conjures up images of information warriors unleashing vicious attacks
against an unsuspecting opponent’s computer networks, wreaking havoc and paralyzing
nations. This a frightening scenario, but how likely is it to occur? What would the
effects of a cyber attack be on a potential opponent?
Cyber attacks, network security and information…
overwhelmed in today’s world with all the vulnerabilities facing us.
When I became a member of the Vermont Air National Guard, I enlisted in Information Assurance, a career field that is estimated to grow by 30% by the year 2020. It is widely expected cyber-attacks can and will become a weapon of choice in future conflicts. When you think about the possibilities for intrusions it is easy to see why. There are a number of different risks associated with different platforms. Many people are storing their…
forces are losing their technological edge. Based on data from cyber activities there is a greater risk than being acknowledged. Officials also report that by breaching American computer networks hackers are leaving cyber fingerprints for them to follow. As more attacks continue to occur it only displays to the American public that our computer network systems are vulnerable.
The new robotic revolution of the 21st century has helped warfare in the aviation fields will soon be coming to navy ships at…
Hacking and Cyber Security Raphael Galang
ITT Technical Institute
Strategies for Technical Professional
Professor Tim Trieu
June 23 2014
Hacking and Cyber Security
The effectiveness of Cyber Security mostly depends on the construction in design, development and operation of the cyber system. Many of the software we have now are still poorly engineered that getting access can be done so easily by those who know their ways around the system. As stated by Edward Amoroso CITATION…