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Noun1.cyber-terrorism - an assault on electronic communication networks
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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On February 7, 2018, Daines introduced the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act), which would strengthen Americas ability to combat cyber-terrorism by protecting certain makers of anti-terrorism technologies from lawsuits.
This strategy aims to combat cyber-terrorism, in particular through broadcasting spots to sensitize young people about the seriousness of the scourge of terrorism.
NEW YORK, Sept 28 (KUNA) -- A senior UN official Thursday called for strengthening international counter-terrorism cooperation, including exchange of information and practices, as well as tackling cyber-terrorism and enhance inter-cultural dialogue.
Summary: China, battling increased threats from cyber-terrorism and hacking, will adopt from Thursday a controversial law that mandates strict data surveillance …
First international gathering to combat cyberterrorism Aiming to formulate a comprehensive plan against the roots of internet crimes, a two-day international conference on the criminalization of cyber-terrorism concluded Tuesday in Abu Dhabi.
This was part of a statement made to WAM on the sidelines of the International Conference on the Criminalisation of Cyber-Terrorism, which got under wayin Abu Dhabi under the patronage of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
The bill will criminalise cyber-terrorism with punishment of up to 14 years in prison and Rs5 million in penalties.
It is alarming that, in recent years, together with the occurrence of new information and communication technology (ICT) and the development of the internet, new threats have appeared, such as cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism, cyber espionage and cyber-conflicts, with the participation of non-state entities, and cyber war understood as confrontation between countries in the cyberspace.
Its failure to act upon the cyber-terrorism legislation attached to the National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed by the House on April 23 clearly is a sign of the lack of urgency concerning the risk of cyber terrorism.
In order to tackle the threat of cyber-terrorism counter measures have to be taken for the following.
At the Summit of the Interior Ministers of the CIS countries held on September 8 in Baku Deputy Interior Minister of Kyrgyzstan Baktybek Alymbekov raised cyber-terrorism issue.
I think that this is the turning point, this is the time when we got to a really new world, because in the past there were just cyber-criminals, now I am afraid it is the time of cyber-terrorism, cyber-weapons and cyber-wars," said Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder and chief executive officer of Kaspersky Lab.