Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace are Challenging America and Changing the World

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ABC-CLIO, 2013 - Computers - 290 pages
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"Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts In Cyberspace Are Challenging America and Changing The World" is a comprehensive and highly topical one-stop source for cyber conflict issues that provides scholarly treatment of the subject in a readable format. The book provides a level-headed, concrete analytical foundation for thinking about cybersecurity law and policy questions, covering the entire range of cyber issues in the 21st century, including topics such as malicious software, encryption, hardware intrusions, privacy and civil liberties concerns, and other interesting aspects of the problem.

In Part I, the author describes the nature of cyber threats, including the threat of cyber warfare. Part II describes the policies and practices currently in place, while Part III proposes optimal responses to the challenges we face. The work should be considered essential reading for national and homeland security professionals as well as students and lay readers wanting to understand of the scope of our shared cybersecurity problem.

 

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Contents

The Transformation of Cyberspace and Cyber Conflict
1
Part IThe Nature of Conflict in Cyberspace
15
Part IIProtecting the Web
73
Part IIIEnduring Questions
155
Part IVThe Future and Beyond
211
Notes
229
Glossary
269
Bibliography
273
Index
279
About the Author
291
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About the author (2013)

Paul Rosenzweig is founder of Red Branch Consulting PLLC, a homeland security consulting company, and senior advisor to The Chertoff Group. He formerly served as deputy assistant secretary for policy in the Department of Homeland Security.

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