Carnegie Mellon University

84-687 Technology and Policy of Cyber War

This course examines underlying and emerging technologies and policies associated with cyber war and cyber threats. The technological concepts reviewed in this course include but are not limited to the internet, networks and sensors, and trends associated with “hyperconnectivity” (e.g., The Internet of Things). The course will review history, international policy, military doctrine, and  lessons learned from the use of cyber operations and cyberspace  in conflicts. The principle objective of this course is to introduce students to the technological and policy variables that affect the ability to manage cyber conflicts.

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