Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructures: Will Cyber Wars Change The Energy Security Perceptions and Diplomacy in The Black Sea Region?

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Güntay V., Aktaş H.

II. Black Sea and Balkans Economic and Political Studies Symposium, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 11 - 13 November 2015, pp.27

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Sankt-Peterburg
  • Country: Russia
  • Page Numbers: pp.27
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Security concept and studying area in international relations have a different importance and meaning especially in a geography which also contains Black Sea. As for ‘Cyber Security’ has an increasing importance for Black Sea and region security and also reveals  special and different studying area in the meaning of international relations. Especially critical infrastructures’ importance and those diplomatical importance in the cotext of international relations have accelerated the meetings and studies in Black Sea and created awareness. Cyber attacks are a deterrence mechanism of international actors in cyber security area and cyber terrorism with wars which occupy international agenda, will have a wide coverage all states’ future. Consequently cyber security based approaches and studies will have an importance for the security of region. In this study this region’s energy security concept will be evaluated with cyber deterrrence and critical infrastructures.