Combating Cyber Terrorism: Improving Analysis and Accountability

ABSTRACT

This paper will attempt to assess issues and strategies related to Cyber Terrorism. It examines the missions/objectives, resources, threats, systemic issues and policies related to combating the problem. The paper suggests possible measures to improve the ability to deal with Cyber Terrorism. One is to improve coordination between existing independent resources toward the goal of creating a CYBERINT Analysis Center. Another is to improve accountability and identification of Internet users.


AUTHORS

Vice President, International Business Development, Cubic Corporation, San Diego, California.

Michael W. David has a BA, and a BS, Industrial Engineering, from Lehigh University, Pa. He also has an MS in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He studied Japanese at the Defense Language Institute and the Foreign Service Institute and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program. Mr. David is currently Vice President, International Business Development Cubic Corporation, Hqs., San Diego, Ca. Cubic’s industrial products are related to automatic fare collection systems for public transit systems. Military products include air and ground combat training systems, electronic warfare, communication surveillance, secure ID and access control systems.

Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kyushu University, Kyushu
Japan

Kouichi Sakurai received a B.S. degree in mathematics from Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Japan, and an M.S. degree in applied science from Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University in 1986 and 1988, respectively. He had been engaged in the research and development on cryptography and information security at Computer & Information Systems Laboratory at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation from 1988 to 1994. He received the Dr. degree in engineering from Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University in 1993. Since 1994 he has been working for Department of Computer Science of Kyushu University as an associate professor, and now he is a full professor. His current research interests are in cryptography and information security. Dr. Sakurai is a member of the Information Processing Society of Japan, IEICE, ACM, the Mathematical Society of Japan and the International Association for Cryptologic Research.

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Keywords

C

C2
C2S
CDX
CIA
CIP
CPS

D

DNS
DoD
DoS

I

IA
ICS

S

SOA

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XRY

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