Russia's Cyber Attacks on Georgia

Guest Host:

Jennice Fuentes
Russia's Cyber Attacks on Georgia

Tensions between Russia and Georgia exploded this week into a full-blown military conflict. But the feud had already been burning in cyberspace for weeks, as Georgian government websites and servers sustained "denial-of-service" attacks...

Tensions between Russia and Georgia exploded this week into a full-blown military conflict. But the feud had already been burning in cyberspace for weeks, as Georgian government websites and servers sustained "denial-of-service" attacks from Russian hackers. We explore the role cyber-attacks play in conventional interstate competition and disputes.

Guests

Jim Lewis

Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Paul Kurtz

Partner, Good Harbor Consulting, LLC; Former senior director, Office of Cyberspace Security, National Security Council; Former Senior director, White House Homeland Security Council

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