INTL 440 APUS Cyber Warfare discussion

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What is cyber warfare?
What are the potential targets?
What types of cyber weapons and tactics do intruders use?

What type of defensive tools can we employ to protect our networks?
What is the future of cyber warfare?

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Cyber Warfare
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Cyber Warfare
What is cyber warfare?

Cyber warfare refers to digital means by one nation or an international organization to attack
another. This is normally done with the sole purpose of causing damage, death or even destruction
of the nation’s computer systems. The causalities of cyber-attack vary by target and severity. In
most cases the computer systems are not normally the final target, they are used as a means to get
to the final attack, for instance, to the power grids.
What are the potential targets?
One of the main potential targets of cyber-attack is the military. Attacking a nation's military can
lead to a whole nation been paralyzed. This makes it a good option for hackers. This can i...

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