Meeting the Future Challenges in Cyber Security

  • Ben Azvine
  • Andy Jones


This chapter will look at the developing future cyber environment and the threats that will be associated with it, together with a range of potential measures that can be taken to mitigate those threats and to reduce both the exposure to them and the potential damage that they may cause. It will start by looking at the range of likely threat actors that will be encountered, the types of tools and techniques that they may utilize, the potential motivations of the different actors, and impact of their actions.


Cyber security Threat environment Cyber Warfare Informationization Cyber-attacks Stuxnet Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) Titan Rain Hacktivists The password “ticking bomb,” Quantum computing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Big data privacy and security Intelligence augmentation Artificial immune systems 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Azvine
    • 1
  • Andy Jones
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.British Telcome LabsIpswichUK
  2. 2.Cyber Security Centre at the University of HertfordshireHertfordshireUK
  3. 3.Edith Cowan UniversityPerthAustralia

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