Jul 19, 2017
The dark web enables an illicit market for firearms, explosives, and ammunition. This can anonymously arm criminals, terrorists, and others. Sixty percent of the arms for sale are from the United States.
A wide range of computer security threats exists—including faulty software, password trafficking and fraud, and hostile groups intending to inflict damage—and awareness of these threats varies. RAND has conducted research to measure and increase understanding of the impact of cybercrime on businesses and governments and has addressed such issues as the pros and cons of counterattack, the value of deterrence and vigilance, and actions that can be taken in the face of cyberattack.