Brown presents the nuances of cyberespionage versus cyberattacks that are becoming more pervasive in the national security context. He defines the differences between the two, and proposes a method of analyzing cyberspace operations to properly categorize them. Then, using an extended hypothetical and several real-life examples, Brown illustrates how dangerous cyber operations can be, and the need to properly define them so as to respond most effectively.
- Col. Gary D. Brown (USAF, Ret.) is a former Senior Legal Advisor at US Cyber Command (2010-2012). He is now a professor of cybersecurity at Marine Corps University.