Dr Mark Lacy is an Associate Director of Security Lancaster and teaches in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University. His current research focuses on cybersecurity and conflict outside of the West.
  • Syria - The Conversation - © DFectuoso

    The Syrian Electronic Army is rewriting the rules of war

    In Dragon Day – a provocative new movie on release in the US in November – we see the consequences of a “cyber 9/11”. China has attacked the critical infrastructure of the US in a large-scale cyber-attack. The film illustrates one of the dominant fears about cyber-security and cyber-war: a superpower attacking the networked infrastructure that supports all aspects of life in the 21st century.