Cyber warfare can be hard to imagine as you can’t rule out any type of cyber warfare, as policymakers think of a lot of scenarios. There have been smaller acts of cyber aggression that have given us an idea of cyber warfare through smaller attacks. It is impossible to rule out any scenarios, even wild […]Read more "Competing cyber norms"
The World Politics review piece talked about how the US must change its cybersecurity strategies in order to stay relevant and aggressive to its adversaries. The US is not approaching cyberspace or cyber security like its ‘enemies’, which is part of their problem. The article used China as an example, citing that their intentions with […]Read more "Deterrence in cyberspace"
This section of the reading was all about cybersecurity and where we can go from here. The authors have now outlined all the problems governments and individuals have with cybersecurity and cyberwarfare. But now they attempt to come to a conclusion as to how governments can react to the cyber threats that face us today. […]Read more "Mousetrap: The Impossible Paradox of Cyberwar vs. Cyber Defense"
In its third season, the British sci-fi thriller series Black Mirror aired an episode which explored the future of military warfare. In the episode, soldiers of a military organization are aided by a neural implant which enhances their senses and allows them to hunt their enemies more easily. The episode explores an interesting premise and leads […]Read more "“Men Against Fire” and the Future of Warfare"
In recent months, one of the most talked about political issues is the alleged Russian hacking of the U.S. presidential election. The media produced hundreds of headlines claiming that Russia had “hacked the election”. However, Google Exec Jared Cohen claims that the hacking is not what it seems to be. Cohen mentioned “that the type of […]Read more "Russia and the U.S. Election: Is it really cyberwar crime?"
Cybersecurity and cyberwar are words that haven grown in popularity in the past couple years. Yet do we even know what they mean? After the reading by Singer and Friedman, I can’t say I fully understand all the intricacies of the complicated topics, although I can understand how important they are to our world today. […]Read more "Spying microwaves?"
The Sadler article mentions Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, in its discussion of human and machine interaction in terms of international relations. 2001 happens to be one of my favorite movies to discuss in an academic setting, because few have survived its extra-long and dense duration, and it makes me look really smart and […]Read more "2001 x Big Data"