Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Asal and Rethemeyer - Cyber Cafe

1,990 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Asal and Rethemeyer - Cyber Cafe

  1. 1. Cyber Café Mini Presentation
  2. 2. Virtual to Material & Back Again
  3. 3. A start at looking at virtual contention and how it relates to “real” contention• Focus: Politically Motivated DDOS attacks• Education and repression are a dangerous mix and make such attacks more likely – And we are controlling for wealth and internet penetration• Another interesting finding• No relation to violent contention in a country BUT such attacks are related to nonviolent contention
  4. 4. Collecting data and looking at connections and discourse• Social scientists have made headway on predicting terrorist behavior – if we have data – Need info on terrorists’ characteristics and their networks• Comp sci can contribute through text processing to structured data and modeling – Event coding – Entity discover – Organizational & network data
  5. 5. Appendix
  6. 6. What spaces need to be addressed?Space of Activity ExampleStrategic communication – • Beheading video (1) public diplomacy • Bin Laden video (2) • alneda.com, (3)Tactical communication - • Google maps (4) Cyberplanning (Thomas) • steganography (5) • 18/11/ 2001 Nimda virus (6)Cyber to cyber (large efforts • DDoS attack on Estonia (7) going on with this- not main • the Oak Ridge National Laboratory attack focus) 12/7/07 (8) • Slammer Worm infiltration of Ohio Nuclear plant - Attack industrial control systems (9)Cyber to corporeal • Bring down air traffic radars (10) • Destruction of equipment needed to connectCorporeal to cyber to cyber and media world (11)

×