Cyber warfare: How North Korea benefits from unpredictability
Outlining North Koreans present and future threats in the new battlefield of cyber warfare
This is the third in a three-part series on North Korea’s cyber-capabilities by an expert in the field. To read the first, click here, and to read the second click here.
What is not unique about North Korea’s use of cyber capability as an offensive tool, political or otherwise, is the apparent lack of repercussions. True, there was a presidential executive order in January 2015 which brought primary and secondary sanctions in response to the Sony attack, but this simply raised the familiar path of sanctions against North Korea for yet more unacceptable and offensive behavior
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