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China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain

Jon R. Lindsay, Tai Ming Cheung, and Derek S. Reveron

Abstract

Chinese cyber espionage is commonly portrayed in the West as a major threat to economic and national security. From China’s perspective, the United States poses a major cyberthreat to other countries because of its outsized influence over the Internet, willingness to use cyber weapons against its adversaries, and exploitation of major firms like Microsoft and Google for intelligence. Mistrust and confusion have complicated Internet politics on both sides of the Pacific. To get beyond the hype, an understanding of China and cybersecurity requires a combination of international and interdiscipli ... More

Keywords: China, cybersecurity, espionage, Internet politics, interdisciplinary perspectives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190201265
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201265.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jon R. Lindsay, editor
University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and Assistant Adjunct Professor, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego, Assistant Research Scientist

Tai Ming Cheung, editor
School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, and Director, University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, San Diego, Associate Professor

Derek S. Reveron, editor
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, Professor of National Security Affairs and EMC Informationist Chair

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