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Cyber Threats: The Emerging Fault Lines of the Nation State

Susan W Brenner


As new technologies develop, terrorist groups are developing new methods of attack by using the Internet, and by using cyberspace as a battlefield, it has become increasingly difficult to discover the identity of attackers and bring them to justice. The seemingly limitless boundaries of cyberspace have allowed virtually anyone to launch an attack from a remote and anonymous location. But once these attacks occur, it raises several important questions. Who should respond, and how? How should nation-states effectively deal with a cyber-attack? Will the United States and other nation-states be ab ... More

Keywords: terrorists, Internet, virtual boundaries, remote, cyber-attack, military, law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195385014
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385014.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan W Brenner, author