Entering the matrix: the challenge of regulating Radical Leveling Technologies
Snow, Jennifer J.
Blanken, Leo J.
Davis, Zachary S.
MetadataShow full item record
Radical Leveling Technologies (RLT) constitute a new class of technologies that have exponential disruptive effects across a diverse set of societal processes resulting in radical change. This emerging class has profound leveling effects. Users can leverage RLT to produce national or international impacts without the need for significant technological expertise. These effects may occur via digital diffusion and without the need for extensive infrastructure. RLT are being driven by the power and expertise of online Open Source Communities. The ability of existing policy and enforcement methods to regulate this class of technology successfully, particularly within the counterproliferation space, suggests that a paradigm change is necessary. A spectrum of potential solutions is considered which advocates for collaborative efforts vice hard policing measures to engage online communities while also providing options to build additional security capacity within the government and law enforcement communities. Capacity can be gained via unconventional means including the use of cyber bounties, cyber privateering, hybrid fusion centers, and decentralized autonomous technology teams to improve support to existing special operations efforts, particularly within the counterproliferation mission set.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Goodwin, Michael S. (Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2005-09);"The proliferation of wireless computer equipment and Local Area Networks (LANs) create an increasingly common and growing threat to Marine Corps Network infrastructure and communication security (COMSEC). This threat ...
Anderson, Michael S.; Flaherty, Gregory P. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2003-12);The Joint Planning Process (JPP) - by doctrine - does not include Contingency Contracting Support Plans (CCSPs) as an annex within Joint Operation Plans (OPLANs) or Joint Logistics Plans (LOGPLANs), thereby limiting Combatant ...
DeRousse, John W. (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-09);This thesis examines the factors that help and hinder employee morale at public safety agencies within the homeland security enterprise. The Department of Homeland Security, and the various agencies that support it, have ...