Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics
Great Decisions 2019 | Topic 6
Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage and attacks on infrastructure.
Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage and attacks on infrastructure. Russia has been accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential elections in the United States and China is highly committed to using cyberspace as a tool of national policy. Dealing with cyber conflict will require new ways of looking at 21st century warfare. Is the United States prepared to respond to such threats?
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- Russian Hackers Said to Be Impersonating U.S. State Dept. With Phishing Campaign
- U.S. will charge Chinese hackers with widespread attacks on tech service providers
- AI, cybersecurity, and the future of geopolitics
- Sen. Warner calls for national cyber-policy overhaul
- Maria Butina: Cybersecurity charlatan, spy
Cyber Conflict Policy Options
- Can State’s New Cyber Bureau Hack It?
- The growing danger of great-power conflict
- China’s Huawei Reckoning