E. S. PELEVINA Graduate student North-Western Institute of Management, RANEPA (Saint Petersburg) Keywords: Arab East, information technologies, Internet, information wars, cyberterrorism The latest information technologies and the phenomenon of the Internet have brought the world to a qualitatively new level, when the struggle of states for spheres of influence passes into the virtual plane. With the spread of globalization processes in the late 1990s, Arab countries experienced the positive and negative aspects of its informational aspect. In our time, new forms of terrorism are emerging or are about to emerge: nuclear, biological, chemical, environmental, psychological and computer (cybernetic) (KBT)1. The latter, given the massive informatization of society, poses one of the most serious threats to humanity, including, of course, the Arab states. CYBER THREATS IN THE MODERN WORLD For a long time, the well-being of society in the vast majority of countries and its economic stability have been based and are based on the operation of information transmission networks and computing services. However, the normal functioning of key information and communication systems is affected by many negative factors, 2 which makes it one of the basic tasks of States to ensure cyber security both at the local, country, and international levels. According to a cybersecurity report from Symantec, cybercrime worldwide caused $158 billion in damage in 2015. According to the company, a total of 594 million people became victims of cybercrime over the past year. The crimes cost an average of $358 per person. At the same time, it took an average of 21 hr3 to eliminate the consequences of cyber attacks. The generally accepted definition of computer terrorism is as follows: it is the deliberate and purposeful use of information system resources to carry out terrorist actions in cyberspace (KBP), as well as to achieve other goals in the interests of terrorist groups. The term KBT is closely ... Читать далее

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Точикистон Онлайн
Душанбе, Tajikistan
13.02.2024 (69 days ago)
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