Cyber Warfare : An Invisible War

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Cyber warfare is part of the American defense military strategy of proactive cyber defense and the use of cyber warfare as a means of attack. According to the United States military cyber attack is a form of ancient act of war. In 2013 Cyber warfare was, for the first time, perceived as a major threat than terrorist or Al Qaeda, according to U.S. intelligence officials. Representative Rogers Mike the leader of the U.S House permanent select committee on Intelligence, He said July 2013 that majority of Americans could not realized that the United States was under the middle of a cyber war. Cyber Warfare is an impending threat to the United States homeland security. Technology has been integrated in virtually every sphere of life in the form of computer technology including security. The modernization and revolution of the information technology has awakened to a new down of information warfare, a threat that stubbornly dogs the United States Homeland Security in form of cyber terrorism. The threat is an invisible war with weapons of automation yet with detrimental intent to espionage and sabotage security. This research paper intends to investigate the history of cyber terrorism, why cyber terrorism has flourished means of making the internet safer. Introduction Richard A. Clarke a security expert in the United States government, wrote about cyber war in his book Cyber War (May 2010).He explains the word cyber warfare as a move by…

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