Cyber Warfare explores the battlefields, participants and the tools and techniques used during today's digital conflicts. The concepts discussed in this book will give those involved in information security at all levels a better idea of how cyber conflicts are carried out now, how they will change in the future and how to detect and defend against espionage, hacktivism, insider threats and non-state actors like organized criminals and terrorists. Every one of our systems is under attack from multiple vectors-our defenses must be ready all the time and our alert systems must detect the threats every time. Provides concrete examples and real-world guidance on how to identify and defend your network against malicious attacks Dives deeply into relevant technical and factual information from an insider's point of view Details the ethics, laws and consequences of cyber war and how computer criminal law may change as a result.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
What is Cyber warfare? -- The cyberspace battlefield -- Cyber doctrine -- Cyber warriors -- Logical weapons -- Physical weapons -- Psychological weapons Computer network exploitation -- Computer network attack -- Computer network defense -- Non-state actors in computer network operations -- Legal system impacts -- Ethics -- Cyberspace challenges -- The future of cyber war -- Appendix: Cyber timeline.
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