Responding to the Cyber Threat: A UK Military Perspective
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Connections: The Quarterly Journal, Volume 19, Issue 1, p.39-44 (2020)
Keywords:cyber operations, fusion doctrine, military cyber capabilities, strategic defence review
The article reviews the UK military contribution to the national approach to cybersecurity, extending across the continuum of inter-state activity from peace, through cooperation, competition, confrontation, conflict, and war. According to the UK doctrine, the military performs active and passive defensive functions in cyberspace, offensive cyber operations, cyber intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and cyber operational preparation of the environment, and the response actions are not limited to just the cyber domain.