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Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Power and Coercion

Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin Jensen, and Ryan C. Maness


This book examines how states integrate cyber capabilities with other instruments of power to achieve foreign policy outcomes. Given North Korea’s use of cyber intrusions to threaten the international community and extort funds for its elites, Chinese espionage and the theft of government records through the Office of Personal Management (OPM) hack, and the Russian hack on the 2016 US election, this book is a timely contribution to debates about power and influence in the 21st century. Its goal is to understand how states apply cyber means to achieve political ends, a topic speculated and imag ... More

Keywords: cyber conflict, strategy, security, technology and innovation, coercion, restraint

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190618094
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190618094.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brandon Valeriano, author
Marine Corps University

Benjamin Jensen, author
Marine Corps University

Ryan C. Maness, author
Naval Postgraduate School