Homework Question on Chinese Cyber-Terrorism
- Cultural, ethnic, languages, development, colonialism, significant events
- Longest-lasting civilization in the world.
- Has traditionally followed Confucius’s beliefs about government and family – hierarchy structure
- In a ruler-subject relationship, the subjects respect and obey the ruler who is tasked with caring for the people.
- People must respect their superiors who act benevolently albeit dictatorially towards their lessers.
- Traditionally xenophobic
- “China” in Chinese culture has meant “Middle (or Central) Kingdom” – Chinese believe they are a special people and nation
- Outsiders have usually been viewed with suspicion, often as thieves or barbarians.
- Until the 19th century, China had an unwavering belief in its global superiority, and Westerners considered China to be a great kingdom.
- Changed with the Opium Wars, which forcibly opened the Chinese market to Western goods and revealed to the West the weaknesses of the Chinese government.
- Created a cascade of unfavorable trade agreements between most seafaring Western powers, except the United States.
- Began sowing seeds of anti-westernism amongst many Chinese.
- Also revealed to Japan the weakness of China.
Homework Answer on Chinese Cyber-Terrorism
1.Definition of cyber terrorism
- Act of internet terrorism, such as intentional massive disruption of computer networks through computer viruses (Matusitz 137).
- Intentional application of computer and networks for destruction for individual purposes
2.Forms of Cyber-terror potentiality
- Simple unstructured- hacks over individual systems applying tools from another individual. This form comprises little target analysis and learning potency (Matusitz 137).
- Advanced structured –sophisticated attacks on networks and several systems using basic target analysis and learning capacity
- Complex-Coordinated- results in huge disruptions over heterogeneous protections through application of the advanced hacking tools
- Contains highest percentage of threats within the American territory, which calls for preventive measures (Sant 10)
- Increased demand of internet, which results in increased probability of attacks
- Threat to the economy, which could result in economic depression in America
- The demand for digital weapons is equated to the appeal for nuclear capacity
- It is challenging to identify the people behind the crime due to the internet policies