The Conceptualization of Cyberterrorism


The purpose of this paper is to define cyberterrorism phenomenon with the use of available documents, reports, and expert texts, and to evaluate its role and occurrence in contemporary world's events. The cyberterrorism is very often discussed nowadays, but there is a total lack of any consensus as far as a precision definition is concerned. The critique of current state is summarized at the end of the final chapter, describing leading causes of present situation, i.e. a situation when the cyberterrorism is discussed, politicised, all repeatedly underline its dangerousness, but in practice no cyber attract has occurred.

Jakub Drmola, born in 1986, student of the magister cycle of the Security and Strategic Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University Brno. He is graduate of the specialization Manager Informatics at the Brno University of Technology. He focuses on cyber security, terrorism and the impact of modern technology on safety.

Country: Czech Republic


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