Cyber Conflict

Published: Jul 1, 2020
Contributor: Robert Axelrod

License: CC BY NC ND 4.0 license – Allows redistribution but no additions or revisions to content. Forbids commercial use.

This teaching resource is a graduate course syllabus from past APSA President Robert Axelrod. Professor Robert Axelrod was APSA President from 2006 to 2007. The course examines how cyberspace particularly the Internet, can serve as a tool, target and source of conflict for both state and non-state actors. Topics include: power in cyberspace, state control over cyberspace, methods of cyber conflict, laws and ethics of cyber conflict, cyber warfare, infrastructure threats and vulnerabilities, civil liberties, cyber deterrence, and defense, and cyber conflict strategy and challenges.

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