This written assignment requirement is for an examination of the topic below, submitted in APA format. It is expected that, based on the nature of this topic, that a concise yet thorough analysis will take between 8-10 pages of text, in addition to your cover page, abstract, and reference page. A total of two (2) external scholarly sources, aside from your required readings, must be cited in support of your position.
An increasing number of terrorist groups are relying on information technology to support their organizational structures. It is also being used for organizational networking, offensive warfare, and defensive strategies.
Discuss the use of information technology by Middle Eastern terrorist groups and how “Netwar” has become an emerging mode of conflict and crime.
What is “techno terrorism” and to what extent has it been adopted by terrorist organizations?
Discuss at least two strategies that target terrorists in the information age. How are these strategies implemented and what specific facet of information technology do they target? If successful, what consequences do/should they have on the war against terrorism?
What role does cybersecurity play in the terrorism realm?