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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 does an effective strategy in cyberspace look like?

New threats and a new era of realization that the majority of the infrastructure that is currently supporting federal and commercial infrastructures is built on a failed perimeter-based security model has prompted the industry to move toward a new cyber strategy. The new strategy that must be adopted is one that enables better responses to new threats, reduces vulnerabilities, deters adversaries, and secures systems with a focus on what is most practically achievable. In order to have any hope of better securing cyberspace, there is a fundamental thing to realize, which is that part of this new strategy will require technical advancements and managerial and administrative change to take place across the federal government and the private sector. We cannot collectively continue to do the same thing and expect a different outcome.

Changing strategic concepts

Those leaders who are in place to implement...