Brandishing cyberattack capabilities

Deterrence is possible only when others have at least a good idea of possible U.S. military reprisals, but cyberattack capabilities resist such demonstration. This report explores ways they can be and under what circumstances, then goes on to examine the difficulties and the drawbacks. Such "br...

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Main Author: Libicki, Martin C.
Corporate Authors: National Defense Research Institute (U.S.), Rand Corporation
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND Corporation 2013©2013, 2013
Series:RAND Corporation research report series
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Summary:Deterrence is possible only when others have at least a good idea of possible U.S. military reprisals, but cyberattack capabilities resist such demonstration. This report explores ways they can be and under what circumstances, then goes on to examine the difficulties and the drawbacks. Such "brandishing" is no panacea and could even backfire if misinterpreted. Its success also relies on the strength of other elements of the deterrence posture
Item Description:"National Defense Research Institute.". - "Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
Physical Description:1 online resource