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Synonyms for cyber-terrorism

an assault on electronic communication networks

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Limiting all intrusions would be impossible, but one could start with cybercrime and cyberterrorism.
The second Bush administration also took several actions against cyberterrorism.
Another reason why large-scale cyberterrorism has not materialized is because extremists may be lacking in advanced technical expertise.
99): it comes from an independent computer security consultant who is a cyberterrorism expert.
Since September 11, 2001, the nation has focused more on the issue of cyberterrorism because although terrorists typically have used traditional methods of physical attack (explosives, kidnappings, and hijackings), their attention may move, with increasing frequency, toward cyberterrorism.
The organization will be in charge of working out government-wide measures to fight cyberterrorism in the wake of computer hackers infiltrating the Web sites of government offices, they said.
In addition, they can install cyberterrorism protective software inside their firewalls that stops suspicious transmissions before they get a foothold.
Them are new sections on spyware, hacktivism, war driving, RootKits, cyberterrorism, and firewalls and intrusion detection.
Concern over information assurance has never been higher, and the range of acknowledged threats is growing: disgruntled insiders, viruses/ worms, corporate espionage, script kiddies, cyberterrorism, and information warfare in conflicts of the future.
Cyberterrorism encompasses any criminal attempt to disrupt computers or communicate terrorist plans through the Internet.
The book about cyberterrorism is designed to raise public awareness of the challenges of cyber conflict and the vulnerability that underlies computer-based society.
Commonly referred to as network intrusion insurance, cyber insurance protects companies from digital losses not included in most business insurance polices, including those stemming from hacker attacks, computer viruses, cyberterrorism, and intellectual property theft.
In response to recent Homeland Security warnings about cyberterrorism and hacking, the DMA recommends that companies closely monitor their internal data security systems for any irregularities and establish a notification procedure should problems arise.
A cooperative effort, agents and employees from the state Law Enforcement Division, the FBI and the Secret Service will stay a step ahead of high-tech criminals and will investigate everything from Internet fraud, child exploitation, computer intrusions, child pornography, cyberterrorism to various telecommunications crimes.