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Deterring Cyber Warfare: Bolstering Strategic Stability in Cyberspace

  • Brian M. Mazanec
  • Bradley A. Thayer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Cyberspace, Cyber Warfare, and Deterrence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 2-10
    3. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 11-28
    4. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 29-43
  3. Improving Deterrence of Cyber Attacks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 44-44
    2. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 45-56
    3. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 57-63
    4. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 64-72
    5. Brian M. Mazanec, Bradley A. Thayer
      Pages 73-77
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 78-95

About this book

Introduction

While the deterrence of cyber attacks is one of the most important issues facing the United States and other nations, the application of deterrence theory to the cyber realm is problematic. This study introduces cyber warfare and reviews the challenges associated with deterring cyber attacks, offering key recommendations to aid the deterrence of major cyber attacks.

Keywords

Deterrence Cyber Warfare Cyber Security Computer Network Attack Stuxnet Information Operations International Norms cyberspace stability state weapons

Authors and affiliations

  • Brian M. Mazanec
    • 1
  • Bradley A. Thayer
    • 2
  1. 1.George Mason UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of Political ScienceUniversity of IcelandIceland

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