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Cyber Warfare – Truth, Tactics, and Strategies

By : Dr. Chase Cunningham
Book Image

Cyber Warfare – Truth, Tactics, and Strategies

By: Dr. Chase Cunningham

Overview of this book

The era of cyber warfare is now upon us. What we do now and how we determine what we will do in the future is the difference between whether our businesses live or die and whether our digital self survives the digital battlefield. Cyber Warfare – Truth, Tactics, and Strategies takes you on a journey through the myriad of cyber attacks and threats that are present in a world powered by AI, big data, autonomous vehicles, drones video, and social media. Dr. Chase Cunningham uses his military background to provide you with a unique perspective on cyber security and warfare. Moving away from a reactive stance to one that is forward-looking, he aims to prepare people and organizations to better defend themselves in a world where there are no borders or perimeters. He demonstrates how the cyber landscape is growing infinitely more complex and is continuously evolving at the speed of light. The book not only covers cyber warfare, but it also looks at the political, cultural, and geographical influences that pertain to these attack methods and helps you understand the motivation and impacts that are likely in each scenario. Cyber Warfare – Truth, Tactics, and Strategies is as real-life and up-to-date as cyber can possibly be, with examples of actual attacks and defense techniques, tools. and strategies presented for you to learn how to think about defending your own systems and data.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Appendix – Major Cyber Incidents Throughout 2019

"Law 5" – Limit the blast radius

If we accept the points – facts really – that have been presented throughout this book that speak to the reality of cyber warfare, then it is pivotal that we also adopt a position that states that at some time, we will get "hit." Transiting a warfare environment is an inherently dangerous proposition. At any time, a random chunk of metal can come flying across the space and forever impact your survival in that space. When everything we do, all of the time, is situated on that battlefield and is constantly transiting that environment, the chances of that negative outcome increase by the second. The digital space is fraught with danger, and it is the only space that humanity has ever seen that in some way touches everything, and where every power that exists can actively engage one another on a relatively level playing field. To be blunt, in war you can expect things to inevitably hit the fan.