Cyber Terrorism Law and Legal Definition

Cyber Terrorism is the premeditated use of disruptive activities, or the threat thereof, against computers and/or networks, with the intention to cause harm or further social, ideological, religious, political or similar objectives, or to intimidate any person in furtherance of such objectives.

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Cost Implications of cyber terrorism includes loss of sales during the disruption, intermittent access for business users, loss of intellectual property , costs of forensics for recovery and litigation, loss of critical communications in time of emergency, loss of confidence and credibility in our financial systems, tarnished relationships& public image globally ,strained business partner relationships etc.