Cyber Warfare: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Paul J. Springer
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  • ISBN-10: 1610694449
  • ISBN-13: 9781610694445
  • DDC: 355.4
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This essential reference—the only of its kind to include an overview of other cyber warfare literature—emphasizes the importance of cyber operations in modern conflicts, detailing the efforts that have been made by government agencies to create networks that are secure. Noted experts in the field weigh in on the problems of attribution during a cyberattack, the detection of cyber intrusions, and the possible solutions for preventing data breaches. The book features profiles of theorists, commanders, and inventors; as well as organizations dedicated to fightinh cyberattacks, including government and military operations, industrial cyber security companies, and academic centers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Series Note.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Escalation in Cyberspace.
4: Training Tomorrow’s Cyber Warriors.
5: Cyber Warfare in the Professional Military Education System.
6: Waging e-Jihad.
7: The Relationship between Space and Cyber Assets.
8: References.
9: Profiles.
10: Excerpts from the North Atlantic Treaty (1949).
11: Remarks of President Barack Obama on Securing the Nation’s Cyber Infrastructure, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2009.
12: Excerpts of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Internet Freedom, Washington, D.C., January 21, 2010.
13: Excerpts from the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare, Draft, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, 2010.
14: Excerpts of “International Strategy for Cyberspace,” May 2011.
15: Excerpts of Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Cybersecurity, October 11, 2012.
16: Excerpts from U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Science Board, Task Force Report: “Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat,” January 2013.
17: Statement of General Keith B. Alexander, Commander, United States Cyber Command, before the Senate Committee on Armed Services, March 12, 2013.
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