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What Is Cyberterrorism? Findings From a Survey of Researchers / Stuart Macdonald; Lee Jarvis

Terrorism and Political Violence, Volume: 27, Issue: 4, Pages: 657 - 678

Swansea University Author: Macdonald, Stuart

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This article reports on a recent survey designed to capture understandings of cyberterrorism across the global research community. Specifically, it explores competing views, and the importance thereof, amongst the 118 respondents on three definitional issues: First, the need for a specific definitio...

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ISSN: 0954-6553 1556-1836
Published: 2014
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description This article reports on a recent survey designed to capture understandings of cyberterrorism across the global research community. Specifically, it explores competing views, and the importance thereof, amongst the 118 respondents on three definitional issues: First, the need for a specific definition of cyberterrorism for either policymakers or researchers; Second, the core characteristics or constituent parts of this concept; and, Third, the value of applying the term cyberterrorism to a range of actual or potential scenarios. The article concludes by arguing that while a majority of researchers believe a specific definition of cyberterrorism necessary for academics and policymakers, disagreement around what this might look like has additional potential to stimulate a rethinking of terrorism more widely.
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