How Dangerous Are Cyberattacks?
Published: November 11, 2020
Cyberattacks are different from conventional attacks in that they are often covert, temporary, and intangible. As a result, they aren’t likely to have devastating short-term consequences or draw combatants into traditional battle. Instead, cyberattacks can gradually erode the foundations of social, political, and economic stability over time.
- Are cyberattacks as destructive as physical attacks?
- What can the government do to help protect the private sector from cyberattacks?
- Listen to Jacquelyn Schneider and Herb Lin discuss “Cyber Power and Peril in the Post-COVID World.” Available here.
- Read “The Military May Be Sacrificing Too Much in the Name of Global Presence,” by Jacquelyn Schneider. Available here.
- Read “Iran Can Use Cyberattacks against the U.S. That’s Not Nearly as Bad as It Sounds,” by Jacquelyn Schneider. Available here.
- Read “It’s Time to Calibrate Fears of Cyberwar in Iran,” by Jacquelyn Schneider. Available here.
- Read “The Cyberspace Solarium Commission: From Competing to Complementary Strategies,” by Jacquelyn Schneider. Available here.