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Friday, August 23, 2013

Report - The Fog of Cyber Defense - NDU Helsinki

"The Fog of Cyber Defence" - Eds. Jari Rantapelkonen & Mirva Salminen - National Defence University Helsinki - Department of Leadership and Military Pedagogy - 2013 - 236 pages
This book is structured around 3 chapters: Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, Cyber War. The book focuses on Nordic cooperation in the field of defence policy on a political level. Plenty of questions will rise on this research area, such as “Who are the enemies?”; “What are the rules of engagement?”; “Shall we be defensive or offensive in Cyber?”; and “How do we define ‘credible defence’ in cyber?”.

Report - Cyber War: Methods and Pratice - K. Saalbach

"Cyber War: Methods and Pratice" - K. Saalbach. Universitat Osnabruck. 7 August 2013, 65 pages.

Report - Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2013

Article - Asia: the cybersecurity battleground - CSIS

"Asia: the cybersecurity battleground" - James A. Lewis - CSIS - July 23, 2013

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Article - Don't Buy the Cyberhype - by Martin C. Libicki

Don't Buy the Cyberhype  - by Martin C. Libicki. (RAND Corporation)., August 16, 2013. 
Although there is a real risk of a massive cyberattack, the perception of that risk is overblown. In fact, the greatest danger is that the United States will respond to a cyberattack with a real one.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Article - Elina Noor - Plugging Cyber Warfare Governance: Asia Should Act Now

Article by Elina Noor (RSIS - Singapore): "Plugging Cyber Warfare Governance:  Asia Should Act Now". 15 Augustr 2013. 
Synopsis: While academics debate whether cyber warfare is even possible within the traditional notion of war, three realities need to be confronted. Thus far silent on the issue, Asia must now contribute to the evolution of laws to govern cyber warfare.

News - Russia is setting up cyber warfare unit

Russia has decided to increase its cyber defense capabilities: it will set up a cybersecurity command and a new branch of the armed forces.