Black Hat Asia 2018 Day 2 Keynote: A Short Course in Cyber Warfare presented by The Grugq
Cyber is a new dimension in conflict which is still not fully theorized or conceptualized. Not that that is stopping anybody.
Critically, cyber is the third new dimension in war in the last century, and the only one where the great powers are openly engaged in active conflict. Here we have an opportunity to observe the creation of cyber power and doctrine from first principles. This talk will cover some of what we’ve learned, touching on policy, organisational structure, strategy, and tactics.
Cyber operations include active, passive, kinetic, and cognitive aspects. Cyber capacity can be measured on many angles such as adaptability, agility, speed, creativity and cohesion. Adding to the complexity, operations can be any combination of overt, covert and clandestine.
The players in cyber are shaped by their organizations and bureaucracies, and it is clear that some are better than others. This talk examines what factors contribute to being good at cyber conflict.
Read More: https://www.blackhat.com/asia-18/briefings/schedule/index.html#a-short-course-in-cyber-warfare-10273