Keyword Index and Glossary of Core Ideas

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Glossary of Core Ideas

Air-Gapped Network

Antivirus

Black Hat

A black hat is a computer hacker who works to harm others (e.g., steal identities or spreading computer viruses).

References:

Botnet

Civilian Participation

Watts

Burstein

Cornish et. al.

Combatant Status

Watts

Computer Network Attack

Watts

Cornish et. al.

Communications Privacy Law

Burstein

Nye

Nojeim

Crimeware

Bauer and van Eeten 2

Cyber Terrorism

Shah

Cetron and Davies

Rollins and Wilson

Cyber Warfare

Actions by a nation-state to penetrate another nation’s computers or networks for the purposes of causing damage or disruption. (Clarke)

References:

Clarke

Cornish

Lan

Shackelford

Watts


Digital Pearl Harbor

Stohl

Cetron and Davies

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

Dumpster Diving

Geneva Conventions

Watts

Hacker

Hacktivism

Cetron and Davies

Honeypot

Intelligence Infrastructure/Information Infrastructure

Beard

Nye

Interdependencies

OECD

Santos et al

International Humanitarian Law

Watts

Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

Internet Service Providers

OECD

Lawfare

Beard

Laws of War

Watts

Beard

Nye

Malware

Phishing

The criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

Risk Modeling

Rue and Pfleeger

Schneidewind

Santos et al

Research & Development

Maughan

SCADA Systems

Nye

Schneidewind

Santos et al

Scareware

Script Kiddie

Shoulder Surfing

Social Engineering

Social Network

State Affiliation

Watts

Cornish

Cornish et. al.

Trojan

Virtual Military Technologies

Beard Lan

Virtual Warfare

Beard

Worm

Zero-Day Exploit

Casus Belli

Bellovin

Cornish

Bellovin

Data Mining

Besunder

Privacy Law

Besunder

Organized Crime

Cornish et. al.

National Security

Cornish et. al.

Rollins and Wilson