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Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

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The Studies in Conflict, Technology and Security series aims to publish challenging studies that map the terrain of technology and security from a range of disciplinary perspectives, offering critical perspectives on the issues that concern publics, business and policymakers in a time of rapid and disruptive technological change.

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Militarizing Artificial Intelligence Theory, Technology, and Regulation

Militarizing Artificial Intelligence: Theory, Technology, and Regulation

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By Nik Hynek, Anzhelika Solovyeva
July 01, 2022

This book examines the military characteristics and potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the new global revolution in military affairs. Offering an original perspective on the utilization, imagination, and politics of AI in the context of military development and weapons regulation, the ...

Emerging Technologies and International Security Machines, the State, and War

Emerging Technologies and International Security: Machines, the State, and War

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Edited By Reuben Steff, Joe Burton, Simona R. Soare
May 30, 2022

This book offers a multidisciplinary analysis of emerging technologies and their impact on the new international security environment across three levels of analysis. While recent technological developments, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and automation, have the potential to ...

Cybersecurity Discourse in the United States Cyber-Doom Rhetoric and Beyond

Cybersecurity Discourse in the United States: Cyber-Doom Rhetoric and Beyond

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By Sean T. Lawson
August 02, 2021

This book examines the role of cyber-doom rhetoric in the U.S. cybersecurity debate.For more than two decades, fear of "cyber-doom" scenarios—i.e. cyberattacks against critical infrastructure resulting in catastrophic physical, social, and economic impacts—has been a persistent feature of the U.S. ...

Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance Actors, Practices and Processes

Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance: Actors, Practices and Processes

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Edited By Antonio Calcara, Raluca Csernatoni, Chantal Lavallée
September 09, 2020

This book examines the European governance of emerging security technologies. The emergence of technologies such as drones, autonomous robotics, artificial intelligence, cyber and biotechnologies has stimulated worldwide debates on their use, risks and benefits in both the civilian and the ...

Cyber Security Education Principles and Policies

Cyber Security Education: Principles and Policies

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Edited By Greg Austin
July 31, 2020

This book investigates the goals and policy aspects of cyber security education in the light of escalating technical, social and geopolitical challenges. The past ten years have seen a tectonic shift in the significance of cyber security education. Once the preserve of small groups of dedicated ...

Information Warfare in the Age of Cyber Conflict

Information Warfare in the Age of Cyber Conflict

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Edited By Christopher Whyte, A. Trevor Thrall, Brian M. Mazanec
July 29, 2020

This book examines the shape, sources and dangers of information warfare (IW) as it pertains to military, diplomatic and civilian stakeholders. Cyber warfare and information warfare are different beasts. Both concern information, but where the former does so exclusively in its digitized and ...

National Cyber Emergencies The Return to Civil Defence

National Cyber Emergencies: The Return to Civil Defence

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Edited By Greg Austin
January 31, 2020

This book documents and explains civil defence preparations for national cyber emergencies in conditions of both peace and war. The volume analyses the escalating sense of crisis around state-sponsored cyber attacks that has emerged since 2015, when the United States first declared a national ...

US National Cybersecurity International Politics, Concepts and Organization

US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization

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Edited By Damien Van Puyvelde, Aaron Brantly
January 17, 2019

This volume explores the contemporary challenges to US national cybersecurity. Taking stock of the field, it features contributions by leading experts working at the intersection between academia and government and offers a unique overview of some of the latest debates about national cybersecurity....

Conflict in Cyber Space Theoretical, Strategic and Legal Pespectives

Conflict in Cyber Space: Theoretical, Strategic and Legal Pespectives

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Edited By Karsten Friis, Jens Ringsmose
January 24, 2018

Adopting a multidisciplinary perspective, this book explores the key challenges associated with the proliferation of cyber capabilities. Over the past two decades, a new man-made domain of conflict has materialized. Alongside armed conflict in the domains of land, sea, air, and space, hostilities ...

Nonlinear Science and Warfare Chaos, complexity and the U.S. military in the information age

Nonlinear Science and Warfare: Chaos, complexity and the U.S. military in the information age

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By Sean T. Lawson
January 24, 2018

This book examines the United States military’s use of concepts from non-linear science, such as chaos and complexity theory, in its efforts to theorise information-age warfare. Over the past three decades, the US defence community has shown an increasing interest in learning lessons from the ...

International Conflict and Cyberspace Superiority Theory and Practice

International Conflict and Cyberspace Superiority: Theory and Practice

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By William D. Bryant
February 27, 2017

This book examines cyberspace superiority in nation-state conflict from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. This volume analyses superiority concepts from the domains of land, maritime, and air to build a model that can be applied to cyberspace. Eight different cyberspace conflicts ...

The Politics of Humanitarian Technology Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences and Insecurity

The Politics of Humanitarian Technology: Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences and Insecurity

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By Katja Lindskov Jacobsen
February 01, 2017

This book offers a detailed exploration of three examples of humanitarian uses of new technology, employing key theoretical insights from Foucault. We are currently seeing a humanitarian turn to new digital technologies, such as biometrics, remote sensing, and surveillance drones. However, such ...

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