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Title: Conceptual high-level framework of cyberterrorism
Authors: Veerasamy, N
Keywords: Cyberterrorism
Cybercrime
Warfare
Hacking
Information security
High-level framework
Network attacks
Attack levels
International journal of information warfare
Cyber attacks
Network crime
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: Mindsystems
Citation: Veerasamy, N. 2009. Conceptual high-level framework of cyberterrorism. International Journal of Information Warfare, Vol. 8(1). pp 1-14
Abstract: Uneasiness arises from the possibility of random cyber attacks. In the global information and network warfare battle, cyberterrorism has become a critical concern in that terrorists may seek to strike the innocent and wreak havoc due to dependency on networked communications. However, much misconception exists over what exactly cyberterrorism entails and the role of cybercrime and hacking. A conceptual framework is therefore proposed and focuses on clarifying the field by summarising techniques, objectives, targets and capabilities. The framework strives to provide a more descriptive synopsis of cyberterrorism and form a good baseline to contextually place the area of cyberterorism against the backdrop of other computer and network crime.
Description: Copyright: 2009 IJIW
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3548
ISSN: 1445-3312
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Radar and electronic warfare systems
Information security
General science, engineering & technology

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