Date of Award
Master of Arts in National Security Studies
National Security Studies
This study researches the varying threats that emanate from terrorists who carry their activity into the online arena. It examines several elements of this threat, including virtual to virtual attacks and threats to critical infrastructure that can be traced to online sources. It then reports on the methods that terrorists employ in using information technology such as the internet for propaganda and other communication purposes. It discusses how the United States government has responded to these problems, and concludes with recommendations for best practices.
Stocking, Galen Asher Thomas, "The threat of cyberterrorism: Contemporary consequences and prescriptions" (2004). Theses Digitization Project. 2590.