The intent of this paper is to explore the relationship between strategic culture theory and how it interacts with war-parallel usage of cyber methods. Cyber methods, at times incorrectly classified as "cyberwarfare", as a means of statecraft are becoming increasingly prevalent, and developing an understanding of how states use them, particularly during conflicts, would be a great boon to the field of security studies. Strategic culture theory, an international relations theory focusing on the relationship between culture and strategy, may be an effective means to analyze conflict-parallel use of cyber methods. This paper will consider the relationship between strategic culture and cyber strategy, and develop a model through which to analyze it.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
College of Sciences
School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs
Olejarski, Andrew S., "Strategic Culture and Cyber Strategy" (2021). Honors Undergraduate Theses. 877.