doi:10.3849/1802-7199

M.A.D. AGAIN?

Shift of the Term M.A.D. to the Cyber Domain

Aleš TESAŘ, Fabian BAXA, Dalibor PROCHÁZKA

The article introduces a new meaning of the acronym M.A.D. (Mutually Assured Destruction) in the field of security. From the original connection with nuclear issues, its use is moving to the area of cyberspace. The text introduces the basic division of domains important for human activities. It explains their importance in terms of undeniable usability and availability for mankind, at the same time, it draws attention to their vulnerability and the need to ensure their protection. It deals in more details with the new fifth domain – cyberspace. In this context, security threats are mentioned and some legal aspects are indicated.

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Keywords

Cyberattack; cyberspace; cybercrime; cyberwar; domain; global commons; mutually assured destruction.


Title in English:

M.A.D. AGAIN?
Shift of the Term M.A.D. to the Cyber Domain

Title in Czech:

M.A.D. ZNOVU?
Posun termínu M.A.D. do kybernetické domény

Type:

Article

Author(s):

Aleš TESAŘ, Fabian BAXA, Dalibor PROCHÁZKA

Language:

English

Abstract:

English/Czech

Journal:

Obrana a strategie

Publisher:

University of Defence

ISSN:

1802-7199 (online)

DOI:

10.3849/1802-7199.22.2022.02.036-050

Issue:

Volume 22, Number 2 (December 2022)

Pages:

036-050

Received:

03.10.2022

Accepted:

14.10.2022

Published online:

16.12.2022

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