Any premeditated, politically-motivated attack by sub-national groups or clandestine agents against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets
The seminar highlighted the importance of cyberwar as one of the key elements in modern warfare, its impact on collecting and analyzing information and on major sources of energy, telecommunications and industry in states.
They cover relevant technical basics, sociological/criminological theories, international legal instruments and Internet regulations for dealing with cybercrime including hacking, e-fraud, child pornography, cyberbullying, unauthorized file sharing, and cyberwar.
what this bill does--it recognizes 'critical' industries like energy, transportation, emergency services and financial networks, as the new targets in the cyberwar battlefield and requires them to upgrade to military-style defense.
India, May 11 -- As the world is still thinking about the possibility of a cyberwar wherein critical infrastructure could be destroyed using cyber weapons, the concept is already seeing manifestation in US natural das pipeline companies.