CyberWar Map visualizes global threats


CyberWar Map visualizes global threats

Anyone who has ever tried to track a subject by storing articles and reports in file cabinets —yes, I’m that old —is bound to get a rush of serotonin upon launching George Washington University’s new CyberWar Map.  Actually, younger folks who appreciate data visualization will probably get a pretty good kick, too.

The CyberWar Map, a project of GWU’s National Security Archive, offers an initial screen that displays what looks like the missile-tracking screens in the movie War Games.  (OK, I promise to drop the allusions to pre-internet technologies…)  

Click on the Iranian flag, for example, and the panel to the left will offer document summaries about that nation’s cyber capabilities and programs. 

Follow the line from the Iran node outward to see what actor or organization was behind a specific cyber event.  Follow to the next node to learn the name of the

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