Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Apr 20, 2010 - Political Science - 320 pages
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Richard A. Clarke warned America once before about the havoc terrorism would wreak on our national security—and he was right. Now he warns us of another threat, silent but equally dangerous. Cyber War is a powerful book about technology, government, and military strategy; about criminals, spies, soldiers, and hackers. It explains clearly and convincingly what cyber war is, how cyber weapons work, and how vulnerable we are as a nation and as individuals to the vast and looming web of cyber criminals. This is the first book about the war of the future—cyber war—and a convincing argument that we may already be in peril of losing it.

  

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Review: Cyberwar: The Next Threat to National Security & What to Do About It

User Review  - Andrew Updegrove - Goodreads

This is one of those books you should read for its message, especially if you think that we're safe from cyber attack. Unfortunately the truth is far different, and it will likely stay that way ... Read full review

Review: Cyberwar: The Next Threat to National Security & What to Do About It

User Review  - Raj Agrawal - Goodreads

Fiction being sold as non-fiction. Much of history of how cyberwarfare supported conventional war is embellished, and the credibility of the current threat is overstated -- perhaps all to support the ... Read full review

Contents

one Trial Runs
1
two Cyber Warriors
33
three The Battlespace
69
four The Defense Fails
103
seven Cyber Peace
219
eight The Agenda
257
Glossary
281
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Richard A. Clarke has served in the White House for President Reagan, for both presidents Bush, and for President Clinton, who appointed him as National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counterterrorism. He teaches at Harvard Kennedy School, consults for ABC News, and is chairman of Good Harbor Consulting.

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