Accession Number:

ADA552990

Title:

China's Cyber Power and America's National Security

Descriptive Note:

Strategy Research Project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-03-24

Pagination or Media Count:

86.0

Abstract:

The People s Republic of China is one of the world s leading cyber powers and is working steadily with the intent to develop the capacity to deter or defeat the United States in and through cyberspace. This Strategy Research Project examines the growth of Chinese cyber power their known and demonstrated capabilities for offensive, defensive and exploitive computer network operations China s national security objectives and the possible application of Chinese cyber power in support of those objectives. Comparing China s capacity and potential to the United States current efforts for cyber security, as outlined in the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative, this Strategy Research Project highlights the degree to which the Peoples Republic of Chinas cyber power poses a threat to United States national security and offers proposals to improve future U.S. policy for cyber security and defense.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems
  • Defense Systems
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE