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Cyberterrorism: What is it and What Threat Does it Pose? / Stuart Macdonald; Lee Jarvis

Terrorism and Political Violence

Swansea University Author: Macdonald, Stuart

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This chapter focuses on contemporary debates surrounding cyberterrorism. It begins with an overview of conceptual controversies over the meaning and application of this term. A second section then turns to questions surrounding the threat that it poses, including those pertaining to the measurement...

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Published in: Terrorism and Political Violence
Published: London Sage 2015
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa17546
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Abstract: This chapter focuses on contemporary debates surrounding cyberterrorism. It begins with an overview of conceptual controversies over the meaning and application of this term. A second section then turns to questions surrounding the threat that it poses, including those pertaining to the measurement of risk. The chapter concludes by considering possible responses to this phenomenon.
Keywords: Cyberterrorism, terrorism, risk, threat, counterterrorism, cyber
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law