Cyberdeterrence and cyberwar

Cyberspace, where information--and hence serious value--is stored and manipulated, is a tempting target. An attacker could be a person, group, or state and may disrupt or corrupt the systems from which cyberspace is built. When states are involved, it is tempting to compare fights to warfare, but th...

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Main Author: Libicki, Martin C.
Corporate Author: Project Air Force (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2009, 2009
Series:RAND Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Cyberspace, where information--and hence serious value--is stored and manipulated, is a tempting target. An attacker could be a person, group, or state and may disrupt or corrupt the systems from which cyberspace is built. When states are involved, it is tempting to compare fights to warfare, but there are important differences. The author addresses these differences and ways the United States protect itself in the face of attack
Physical Description:xxiv, 214 pages illustrations
ISBN:9780833047342
9781282398535
9786612398537
1282398539
6612398531
0833047345