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Cyber Weapons Restraints as the Safety Enforcement Factor in the Networked World
Abstract.The subject of the research is the cyber security issues. The object of the research is the features of using cyber weapons that may impact the international and national cyber security. In this review article the author clarifies existing approaches to restraining the use of such weapons. The rapid development of information technologies has resulted in new forms of interstate warfare including that against cyber space attacks. Taking this factor into account, the author of the article provides a review of cyber space security issues and clarifies relevant state security issues. To analyze the aforesaid problems, the author has used the comparative method and systems approach as well as the category approach. To make conclusions, the author has applied the synthesis method. The author states that the problem of unauthorized use of cyber weapons is a systemic one and thus cannot be solved by a state independently and without cooperation with other actors. The author suggests that in order to resolve the issue, it is necessary to apply approaches similar to those that are currently used to restrain the use of military equipment and ultimate technologies.
Keywords: non-proliferation, cyber weapons, prevention of provocations, protection, provocations in cyber space, cyber-attacks, information warfare, international regulation, nonproliferation obligations, security of the digital society
Article was received:13-03-2018
This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .