Is cyber warfare a relevant part of the political agenda of international relations? …
Is cyber warfare a relevant part of the political agenda of international relations?
With the growing importance of cyberspace and spurt in frequency of cyber-attacks it is gaining strategic value and is increasingly finding greater attention in various policies and planning of governments’ world over. With over two billion people using the internet and a 480% growth in the number since the year 2000 it is now relevant to relook at the previous assumptions and predictions made by academicians and experts and analyse how far have their studies been validated.
Moreover, due to the unique features that differentiate cyberspace and cyber-war from conventional political space and kinetic war, it will be useful to try and predict the future implications they will have on world politics.