April 03, 2012

Asymmetric Cyber-Warfare in Near East: The Web, a Strategic Battlefield

clip_image002[5]This research, presented by international relations and diplomacy students, looks at how cyber-warfare actions were carried out on the web and
focuses on the main characteristics of asymmetric military strategy using the web as a target or a weapon.
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Project launched in 2009.
Research Coordinator: Sabrine SAAD
Productions:
A research paper and a poster : Asymetric cyber-warfare between Israe and Hezbollah The web as a new strategic Battelfield; june 2011
Activities:
The UIR Web Science-CEMAM participated in the Second Web Science Conference that was held in Koblenz in June 2011. They presented, as a
poster, Asymmetric Cyber-Warfare between Israel and Hezbollah (during the July War 2006). The UIR team won Best Poster Award at ACM
Webci’11.
August 7, 2006 Pieces of a Hezbollah UAV (Unma...
August 7, 2006 Pieces of a Hezbollah UAV (Unmanned aerial vehicle) that was taken down by the Israeli Air Force. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Research Team:
Sabrine Saad,
Lorraine Etienne,
Addis Tesfa,
Stephane Bazan,
Christophe Varin.
Project summary:
This project aims to show that the web is a strategic battlefield and a diplomatic tool used by different actors pursuing different objectives in the
Near East (Lebanon, Syria, Palestinian with or without the help from Iran and against Israel). u can find the extended summary concerning our
production related to cyber war between Isreal and Hezbollah here
Research Methodology:
Based on an Interdisciplinary approach, which combines observation and case studies. The purpose of this study is to create a typology of the
attacks and their result, result adding a sociological approach of the actors and their motivation.
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(http://webscience.blogs.usj.edu.lb/files/2011/07/poster.pdf)
Published 28 March 2012
Read more:
http://webscience.blogs.usj.edu.lb/1594/asymmetric-cyber-warfare-in-near-east-the-web-a-strategic-battlefield/
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