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Cyber-physical attacks: Dawn of a new age in cyber-warfare?
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This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series explores the application of cyber power in international relations.
Table Of Contents
- While some of the wider assertions that cyber warfare will replace traditional means are unrealistic, cyber warfare has a real place in modern conflict.
- Cyber-physical attacks should act as a wakeup call, and every organisation needs to take appropriate action to protect their own networks.
- While no major cyber-physical attacks so far has resulted in a loss of human life, there is no doubt these capabilities will be developed – it would be wise to consider how to defend against potential threats before they are realised.