information warfare

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the use of information or information technology during a time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries


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THE movie that sparked a North Korean cyberattack has become Sony's most downloaded title.
A prompt demonstration of consequences for cyberattacks would be a useful deterrent.
However, a country or terrorist group using cyberattack as a form of warfare is a matter of great concern, adds GCHQ.
Last year's cyberattack is estimated to have cost Sony hundreds of millions of dollars in damage,'' Royce, R-Calif.
PlayStation Network still recovering from cyberattack Sony reported Sunday that its PlayStation Network was still experiencing connection problems, three days after the online service was disrupted by a cyberattack on Christmas Day.
An effective security program that deals with proactive security monitoring as well as security intelligence will go a long way toward making it harder for cyberattacks to disrupt the business.
Simulated cyberattacks provide necessary insight on the limits, sub-limits and deductibles that are to be specified.
For several years, industrial control systems' vulnerability to cyberattack has been the subject of much discussion, and the challenges in protecting this equipment are well known.
It found that 49% of all respondents believe their organization could detect a cyberattack on a critical system within 24 hours.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Excellus BlueCross BlueShield ("Excellus BCBS") announced today that its Information Technology (IT) systems were the target of a sophisticated cyberattack and steps are being taken for the protection of its members and individuals who do business with the health plan.
In Vienna, an Interior Ministry spokesman said the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and Counterterrorism was aware of the information about the suspected cyberattack and was reviewing it.
People are concerned about the safety of their online accounts, although in reality few of them think they will be targeted by a cyberattack.
The threat of cyberattack is simply a permanent part of modern life and real estate organizations are not immune.
A 2013 survey by the National Small Business Association indicates that 44 percent of small businesses reported being the victim of a cyberattack, with an average cost of approximately $9,000 per attack.
The cyberattack on TalkTalk is possibly one of the largest and most damaging to hit a British company, following a series of high-profile cases in North America recently.