The Basics of Cyber Warfare: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cyber Warfare in Theory and Practice

The Basics of Cyber Warfare: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cyber Warfare in Theory and Practice

by Steve Winterfeld
ISBN-10:
0124047378
ISBN-13:
9780124047372
Pub. Date:
12/06/2012
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
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The Basics of Cyber Warfare: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cyber Warfare in Theory and Practice

The Basics of Cyber Warfare provides readers with fundamental knowledge of cyber war in both theoretical and practical aspects. This book explores the principles of cyber warfare, including military and cyber doctrine, social engineering, and offensive and defensive tools, tactics and procedures, including computer network exploitation (CNE), attack (CNA) and defense (CND).

Readers learn the basics of how to defend against espionage, hacking, insider threats, state-sponsored attacks, and non-state actors (such as organized criminals and terrorists). Finally, the book looks ahead to emerging aspects of cyber security technology and trends, including cloud computing, mobile devices, biometrics and nanotechnology.

The Basics of Cyber Warfare gives readers a concise overview of these threats and outlines the ethics, laws and consequences of cyber warfare. It is a valuable resource for policy makers, CEOs and CIOs, penetration testers, security administrators, and students and instructors in information security.

  • Provides a sound understanding of the tools and tactics used in cyber warfare.
  • Describes both offensive and defensive tactics from an insider's point of view.
  • Presents doctrine and hands-on techniques to understand as cyber warfare evolves with technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780124047372
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/06/2012
Pages: 164
Sales rank: 846,087
Product dimensions: 7.62(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Threatscape

Military Doctrine

Cyber Doctrine

Tools and Techniques

Offensive Tactics and Procedures

Psychological Weapons / Social Engineering

Defensive Tactics and Procedures

Challenges We Face

The Future of Technology and Impacts on Cyber Warfare

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