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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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Index
Appendix – Major Cyber Incidents Throughout 2019

Conclusion

Using DeepFake videos and the other "deep" approaches, malicious actors aim to manipulate the truth or sway a target group or user into taking an action outside the bounds of their normal activity or thinking. The more accurate and realistic a fake appears to be, the more likely it is to be accepted as "truth." With the spread and scale that is offered via online means, and in combination with social media avenues to help spread the disinformation, almost any message could be shared and placed into the target audience's decision-making process.

Nation states and threat actors are intimately aware of this capability and the power that resides therein. It is a guarantee that in the very near future, the use of these types of approaches to "hacking reality" will take place.

It is no longer necessary for a government threat actor to use a piece of malware or targeted technical exploit to achieve an impact on a potential target....