عنوان مقاله [English]
The prominent features of National Security in today's world are dimension change and its nature, taking place dramatically and with high speed. In this respect and in comparison to other areas, what is taken place in regard to information technology is more important. Havingsecurity in virtual space is an important subject that is recently taken into account in strategic studies. The nature of internent and the strategic and security environment originated from it, is in such a way that has the capacity to cause threat and insecurity alongside abundant opportunities and seek for specific necessities in national security. As a result, it is obviouse that the country's national security is in positive connection with internet and security of virtual space. In this article, it is tried to study and evaluate this positive connection in the areas of security (terrorism, sabotage, spying operation), political– cultural, and military defense, as much as possible.
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