Understanding Cyber Collateral Damage

Published in: Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Volume 9, No. 2 (2017)

Posted on RAND.org on May 02, 2019

by Sasha Romanosky, Zachary Goldman

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In this article, Sasha Romanosky and Zachary Goldman address the problem of how to define "collateral damage" in the cyber realm. Arguing that unintended effects on data alone can constitute collateral damage, Romanosky and Goldman propose ways for the US military and law enforcement to conceptualize and estimate collateral damage in the context of cyber operations.

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