Cyber Terrorism: Fact or Fiction?

Written by: Regina Paulose

Some scholars and military experts believe that “cyber terrorism” does not exist and is an exaggerated threat.[1] This is probably due to a lack of empirical evidence. There is perhaps some other (incorrect) assumptions which downplay the threat of cyber terrorism. Those assumptions are that terrorists will only use physical violence and they are ill equipped to use technology. These assumptions are tested within the framework of this article. Continue reading