Combating Enemies Online: State-Sponsored and Terrorist Use of the Internet
Publication Date: February 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Keywords: National security; cyber security; cyber attack; cyberwar
Coverage: United States
The United States is not defenseless in the face of illicit exploitation of computer networks. Both the government and the private sector have developed significant capabilities. Effectively combating enemies online will require a concerted national effort, particularly in acquiring commercial capabilities and services, managing military intelligence and information technology programs, and developing a corps of professional national security practitioners.