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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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Emerging Tactics and Trends – What Is Coming?

As with anything else in technology, Moore's law applies. While Moore's law was about the number of transistors in integrated circuits doubling, in most technology circles this reference simply means that things get exponentially faster at a factor that doubles with each innovation. In cyber security this is just as true and, unfortunately, it is much more dangerous. Because of the nature and the speed with which technology and its many uses are evolving, and the never-ending consumer consumption of technology-related assets, the danger in this space also is only set to increase.

In this chapter, we will discuss some of the new and more innovative threat vectors that are known today. We will delve into the realities and truths around what AI is in this market space and vector in on how technologies related therein might be leveraged for malicious purposes.

A key takeaway from this chapter is an...