Fred Kaplan at the Hoover Book Soiree.
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In 2003 the Cyber-Conflict Studies Association was founded to foster the academic study of a new discipline -- conflict in the cyber domain. At the time they were more in the nature of Cassandra's trying to alert the world to a coming danger. Today, no one doubts the danger -- indeed it may well have reached the point where the fear of cyber conflict is over-hyped. But the flood of voices creates the danger of drowning out in volume more measured, rigorous study of the issue.
Nothing is completely secure -- not even the communications link between the Israeli Defense Force and its drones.
The cyber domain covers the entire globe. Given its breadth the challenge in finding universal norms of behavior is great -- it requires cross-cultural and cross-geographic agreement amongst people with very disparate views on ...
A couple of weeks ago, I thought it worth calling to reader's attention the threat assessment done by the Norwegian Police Security Service (more or less Norway's MI-5). Today, we have news from the Norwegian intelligence branch with their own assessment. As you might expect, the first two
As we become more cyber enabled militarily, we are becoming more cyber dependent as well.
Did Russia just use cyber to take out part of the Ukranian electric grid? Probably. And that's a scary way to start the New Year.
Fergus Hanson examines the emerging norm of the use of aggressive cyber attacks during peacetime and offers suggestions for how states can respond to this growing threat.
Thoughts on hybrid warfare---that is, the highly integrated use of a diverse range of military and non-military measures in pursuit of an overarching strategic objective.
A better understanding of Russian doctrine about hybrid conflict could provide useful insights into how a nation using offensive cyber operations (many of which can be denied) might be able to achieve its goals.