Small Wars Journal

cyberwarfare

Bandwidth Cascades: Escalation and Pathogen Models for Cyber Conflict Diffusion Peter J. Munson Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:30am

Conventional and cyber conflict diffusion diverge on two points:  third-party intervention (escalation) and collateral damage (pathogen).  The findings raise questions regarding state neutrality, non-state actors, and authenticating attackers.