Cyber Terrorism Awareness within the New Zealand Critical Infrastructure

ABSTRACT

Dependence on computers has transformed information technology into a potential terrorist target. Prevention of Cyber terrorism should be part of holistic national security policy. This paper analyses the results of a study that indicates New Zealand’s critical infrastructure is not ready for a cyber terrorist attack and gives some recommendations.


AUTHORS

e.law Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney
Australia

Allan Charles Watt, Dip Policing, BBS, MSc (Hons), CFCE, CFE is head of e-forensics at e.law Australia Pty. Ltd. Allan has been an independent computer forensic expert for 14years. Currently, he leads e.law's national e-forensics team and works as a guest lecturer for the University of Sydney. Allan has partnered with some of Australia's most well known corporate, government and legal organisations as well as forensic accountants and liquidators to achieve favourable outcomes. Allan has expertise in: the forensic acquisition, extraction and examination of computers, mobile phones and other digital storage devices providing independent expert opinion and reports at court in all legal practice areas advising corporations on intellectual property and risk management delivering Continuing Legal Education (CLE) or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars on e-forensics to a wide variety of audiences. He has been involved in over 800 criminal and civil cases. Prior to his present role, Allan worked as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst for the NZ Police where he was involved in many of the first computer forensic examinations in the country.

Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, The University of Auckland
New Zealand

Lech J. Janczewski (MEng - Warsaw, MASc - Toronto, DEng - Warsaw) is an Associate Professor at the University of Auckland. He has over thirty five years experience in information technology. He was the managing director of the largest IBM installation in Poland, and the project manager of the first computing centre in the Niger State of Nigeria. His area of research includes management of IS resources with the special emphasis on data security and information systems investments. Currently he contributes to the project aimed on developing a tool handling Distributed Denial of Serve Attacks. Dr Janczewski has written above 100 publications presented in scientific journals, conference proceedings, books and chapters in books.

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