Cyberwar Methods and Practice

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Title: Cyberwar Methods and Practice
Other Titles: Cyberwar Grundlagen Methoden Beispiele
Authors: Saalbach, Klaus
Abstract: Cyberwar (Cyber war, Cyber warfare) is the military confrontation with the means of information technology. This paper presents the current state and deals with the theoretical and practical problems. In practice, cyberwar is an integral part of military action, but cannot be completely separated from espionage, since the intrusion into and reconnaissance of target systems is essential for further action. After an overview of attack methods, attackers (Advanced Persistent Threats), spy tools, cyber weapons and cyber defense, a particular focus is on the attribution of cyber attacks and the Smart Industry (Industry 4.0). Afterwards, the cyberwar strategies of the US, China, Russia and further leading actors will be discussed. A final chapter deals with biological applications.
Citations: Working Paper - Background material of Course Geopolitics and Geostrategy. English Version. Universität Osnabrück, Fachbereich 1 - Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Staat und Innenpolitik, Osnabrück, 2019
URL: https://repositorium.ub.uni-osnabrueck.de/handle/urn:nbn:de:gbv:700-201907091696
Subject Keywords: Cyberwar
Issue Date: 9-Jul-2019
License name: Attribution 3.0 Germany
License url: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/de/
Type of publication: Arbeitspapier [workingPaper]
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