Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It

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HarperCollins, Apr 10, 2012 - 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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I was really looking forward to reading this book, and really conflicted in my opinions while reading it. Mr. Clarke clearly knows enough to be dangerous, but I couldn't shake a feeling throughout the ... Read full review

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Well, I used to worry that climate change was going to be the end of human civilization. Now I know we aren't going to make it that far for this to be a legitimate worry. All of our systems are going ... Read full review

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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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