Issue No. 06 - November/December (2005 vol. 3)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2005.146
Scott Borg , US Cyber Consequences Unit
Most people working in cybersecurity recognize that the interconnections and complexities of our economy can have a huge effect on the destructiveness of cyberattacks. They refer casually to "network effects," "spillover effects," or "knock-on effects." Yet there is little understanding of how such effects actually work, what conditions are necessary to create them, or how to quantify their consequences.
cyberattack, cyberdefense, cybersecurity, security
S. Borg, "Economically Complex Cyberattacks," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 3, no. , pp. 64-67, 2005.