From Cyber Security to Cyber Warfare

Public Safety Canada and the Department of Homeland Security in the United States recently announced the Cyber Security Action Plan of 2012, a bilateral initiative designed to improve both countries’ cyber security forces and protect mutually vulnerable digital infrastructure.  This plan indicates that cyber security threats are not bound by national boundaries or confined to […]

Cyber Security Part IV: Cyber Terrorism

By: Jason Wiseman After addressing the points of contention between states and cyber security, this brings us to a new juncture of the unknown, cyber terrorism. Having crept its way into the concerns of policy makers and security officials around the world, the issue of a cyber attack being initiated by a terrorist organization must […]

Cyber Security Part III: Cyber Espionage

By: Jason Wiseman Of all the issues covered in this series of security briefs on cyberspace, none is more critical than cyber-espionage. As of today, cyber espionage is the most common and persistent threat to national security emanating from the digital realm. Not only is this an easier and newer intercept method, it is cheaper, […]

Cyber Security Part II – Cyber War

By:  Jason Wiseman The movement of warfare into the dimension of cyberspace has already begun. This article will focus on three things. First, providing a comprehensive definition of what cyber war is. Second, a description of how it has been used so far in modern warfare. Third, the potential this new tool has to inflict […]