Responses to Cyber Terrorism

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Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism
IOS Press, 2008 - Political Science - 145 pages
The one issue touched on repeatedly by the contributors of this publication is the difficulty of arriving at a definition of cyber terrorism. A NATO Office of Security document cautiously defines it as ""a cyber attack using or exploiting computer or communication networks to cause sufficient destruction or disruption to generate fear or to intimidate a society into an ideological goal."" But the cyber world is surely remote from what is recognized as terrorism: the bloody attacks and ethnic conflicts, or, more precisely, the politically-motivated ""intention to cause death or serious bodily h.
 

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Contents

The Interwoven Domain of Enabling Technologies and Cultural Interaction
1
Institutionalization of a WebFocused Multinational CounterTerrorism Campaign Building a Collective Open Source Intelligent System
8
Critical Information Infrastructure Protection
24
Use of the Internet by Terrorists
34
The Reliance of alQaeda on the Internet
61
General Overview of the Available Mechanisms to Facilitate an Overwhelming Task
70
International Coordination of Prosecution and Prevention of Cyber Terrorism
89
The Internet as a Tool for Intelligence and CounterTerrorism
104
NATO and Cyber Terrorism
118
Analysis of PKKKONGRAGEL Websites to Identify Points of Vulnerability
127
Summary of the Working Group Discussions
142
Author Index
145
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