Cyberwar & Cyberdefence
The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost.
This article provides a synthetic description of the discontinuity between the evolution of warfare as it was in a pre-cyber era and the switch to cyber warfare. The evolution from bronze to iron weapons, and later to gunpower weapons and flying objects does not compare with the cyber era warfare; even UAVs and “intelligent” rockets do not provide a significant understanding of the actual and near future scenarios. Cyber technology is nowadays pervasive and utilised world-wide.
In 2015 through the UK National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence Review, the Government recognised the growing threat to our national stability, security and prosperity from activities occurring in, and from, cyberspace.
The importance of issues related to cybersecurity, have a direct connection with the state of the environment described using features such as growing use of computer systems and networks for business and in everyday life. Environment is also important from the standpoint that within the same is done combating cybercrime and of its qualities it depends how this counter is effective.