© Jacob G. Oakley 2019
J. G. OakleyWaging Cyber Warhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4950-5_13

13. Challenges

Jacob G. Oakley1 
Owens Cross Roads, AL, USA

Chief among the challenges faced by those wishing to conduct warfare within the cyber domain are the misconceptions that lead to ill-informed policy, planning, and execution regarding cyber activity. Misconceptions surrounding cyber warfare stem from essentially two causes. One reason for many misconceptions is a lack of technical understanding for what is actually involved in carrying out warfighting actions within the cyber domain. The other reason that cyber warfare is generally misunderstood or misrepresented is that most individuals, even in the military and government, do not adequately ...

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