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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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Appendix – Major Cyber Incidents Throughout 2019

What type of strategy?

If one understands and really accepts the reality of the cyberspace being a warfighting domain, an active digital battlefield, then the application of any strategy outside of one founded in a military-related strategy is clearly an exercise in futility.

But there is significant nuance in this space that requires a level of malleability for the strategy that an organization chooses to put in place. While cyberspace is a warfighting domain, it is also the new hub for business and enterprise for the foreseeable future. It is the conduit for nearly all business on the planet, and cyberspace is the most prolific avenue for information exchange the world has ever seen. Therefore the nuance that must be noted is that any strategy that is applied must be based on the tenets of effective counter actions in cyber security warfighting principles, but must be open enough to allow for business to thrive and for information to flow where it is needed. This is...