Changing "War" Concept with Cyber Security and "Cyber Deterrence" as a New Foreign Policy Perception

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Güntay V.

76th Annual MPSA Conference, Illinois, United States Of America, 5 - 08 April 2018, pp.1

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Illinois
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.1
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Conflict fact in the nature of international relations and brought with it security studies are reshaping with conditions of the period day by day. Borders of the interstates or infinities with technological developments have added a new security concern. Cyber attacks and its problems as a conclusion in international security have revealed a new diplomacy and conflict area in the context of international relations. Especially critical infrastructures and these infrastructures’ diplomatic importance in the context of international relations have expedited the studies and meetings in this area and created awareness. Cyber attacks which became a deterrence mechanism for international actors and cyber terrorism-wars which occupy the international agenda in the cyber security area will have wide media coverage of states in the long term. Within this context draft approach will be discussed about security perception in this research and will be evaluated with cyber deterrence and cyber war as a new approach in international relations.