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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


This chapter's aim was to open the reader's mind to the intricacies of what warfare in the physical space looks like and to help frame the points around how the realities of new warfare tactics demand a change in strategy. There are many other potential warfare references throughout history that could be analyzed to provide similar insights into the failures or benefits of different strategies. Regardless of the specific engagement, the truth of the matter is that warfare by its very nature is ever-changing and is wrought with potential failure points. The Iraqi conflict is just one of the most recent examples and is well suited to showing how older winning strategies can fail when they are met with new variances in a combat environment.

The most important objective of this entire chapter is to help the reader understand that there is a need to change the approach at a grand level to strategically change the way we engage and interact with the enemy in cyberspace...