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Cyber Warfare – Truth, Tactics, and Strategies

By : Dr. Chase Cunningham
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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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Strategic Planning for Future Cyber Warfare

"In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable."

Dwight D. Eisenhower

General Eisenhower, one of the finest tacticians and strategists in the history of American military leadership, and some might say in world history, makes an interesting point in the preceding quotation. He states that in preparing for battle plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. What does he mean by this? It seems counterintuitive to even contemplate that point, but he must have known what he was talking about, right? What he means is that it is impossible to plan perfectly for a battle that will be wrought with change, failures, maneuvering, and dynamism; yet, it is useful beyond measure to think about the realities of what is likely to take place and plan as thoroughly as possible in response. One should plan based on the realities of what will occur, align resources...