Primary Sources/   Secondary Sources

Cyber-terrorism, the use of computers, networks, and the internet to cause destruction and harm, is one of the newest threats to emerge in the 21st century.  Cyber-terrorists and hackers have the potential to invade and shut down government and corporate computer networks to steal secrets and damage the economy.  This section contains primary and secondary documents detailing the threats posed by cyber-terrorism and the efforts to combat it.

Primary Sources

Government Documents/   Corporate Documents/   Speeches/   Interviews/   Letters and Emails/  Multi-Media

Government Documents

Corporate Documents


Transforming National Security Seminar Series.  “Cyberpower and National Security”. A National Defense University and Forces Transformation and Resources Seminar.  April 30-May 1 2008.


Letters and Emails


Secondary Sources

Reports/   Books/   Articles/   Multi-Media/   General Resources


Lyons, Marty.  “Threat Assessment of Cyber Warfare: A White Paper”.  University of Washington.  Dec. 7 2005.


Poindexter, Dennis.  The Chinese Information War: Espionage, Cyberwar, Communications Control and Related Threats to United States Interests.  McFarland.  March 2013.

Clarke, Richard and Knake, Robert.  Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It.  Ecco.  April 2012.

Libicki, Martin.  Cyberdeterrence and Cyberwar.  RAND Corporation.  Oct. 2009.

Carr, Jefferey.  Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld.  2nd Edition.  O’Reilly Media.  December 2011.

Brenner, Joel.  America the Vulnerable: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare.  Penguin Press.  2011.

Mehan, Julie.  CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime.  IT Governance Publishing.  April 2008.

Campen, Alan.  Cyberwar 2.0: Myths, Mysteries & Reality.  Afcea International Press.  June 1998.

Halpin, Trevorrow, Webb and Wright ed.  Cyberwar, Netwar and the Revolution in Military Affairs (part 1).  Palgrave Macmillan.  2006.

Ventre, Daniel.  Cyberwar and Information Warfare.  Wiley-ISTE.  2011.

Jordan, Tim and Taylor, Paul.  Hacktivism and Cyberwars: Rebels with a Cause?  Routledge.  2004.

Winterfeld, Stephen and Andress, Jason.  The Basics of Cyber Warfare: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cyber Warfare in Theory and Practice.  Syngress.  2012.

Singer, Peter and Friedman, Allan.  Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know.  Oxford University Press.  February 3 2014.

Schmitt, Michael ed.  Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare.  Cambridge University Press.  Reprint 2013.

Rosenzweig, Paul.  Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace Are Challenging America and Changing the World (The Changing Face of War).  Praeger.  2013.

Dinniss, Heather Harrison.  Cyber Warfare and the Laws of War.  Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law:  Cambridge University Press.  2012.

Janczewski, Lech and Colarik, Andrew.  Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism (Premier Reference).  IGI Global.  2007.

Garvalho, F.D. ed.  Cyberwar-netwar: Security in the Information Age.  NATO Security Through Science Series:  Ios Pr Inc.  2006.

Routsis, Donovan.  Interagency Organization for Cyberwar: or Lack There of.  Biblioscholar.  2012.

Yannakogeorgor, Panayotis and Lowther, Adams.  Conflict and Cooperation in Cyberspace: The Challenge to National Security.  Taylor & Francis.  2013.



General Resources