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A cyber-attack is not an end in itself rather, it is an extraordinary means to a wide variety of ends the goals of a cyber-attack are primarily limited by the imagination of the attacker and his or her access to a target network here are five examples that national security thinkers should keep in mind as they. Cyber threats continue to plague governments and businesses around the world these threats are on the rise as cyber criminals increase their focus and know-how the problem demands an international solution. The salisbury attack with a new cyber warfare initiative entitled the fusion doctrine that will aim to tackle the threats imposed by cyber warfare, it has the poisoning of sergei skripal and his daughter as a brazen and reckless act of aggression as she discussed the importance of the new plan.
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