IJMTES – Paper Presented in: ‘2 day State Level workshop on Cyber Fest 17’, conducted by: ‘Department of Computer Engineering, Marathwada Mitra Mandal College of Engineering, Pune’ on 22-23 Feb 2017

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : INFORMATION AND CYBER WARFARE

Author’s Name : Bhagyashree Muthaunnamed

Paper Presented in : ‘2 day State Level workshop on Cyber Fest 17’, conducted by: ‘Department of Computer Engineering, Marathwada Mitra Mandal College of Engineering, Pune’ on 22-23 Feb 2017

Volume 04 Issue 05 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 76-78

Abstract – Information has become an important aspect in modern life. Banks, businesses, and media depend on a constant flow of information to operate on it and produce more knowledge. In a conflict, information is used to provide situational awareness as well as to allow ideas to provide their perspective on the conflict to the rest of the world. In a cyber-attack, attacker seeks to reduce the effect of information by taking computer systems offline, or at least somehow blocking access. The demonstrating to the global community that cyber warfare would add a new dimension to international relations. Information Warfare describes the concept of the Global Information Infrastructure (GII), a service and network providing communications and control services worldwide. The concept of information warfare began as a technology oriented tactic to gain information dominance by superior command and control. This soon developed into a realization of the power of information as both a ‘weapon’ as well as a ‘target’. The importance of information rather than its associated vehicle – information technology – created a situation where influence became a critical factor in conflict. As the nature of conflict changed to being an almost ongoing situation, control over mass communication became a high priority task for governments as well as the military. As such, the manipulation of information became an essential function

Key words— Cyber-attack, Cyber Ware fare, Information Warfare, Intent

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