The Basics of Cyber Warfare

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.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Cyber Threatscape
Chapter 2. Cyberspace Battlefield Operations
Chapter 3. Cyber Doctrine
Chapter 4. Tools and Techniques
Chapter 5. Offensive Tactics and Procedures
Chapter 6. Psychological Weapons
Chapter 7. Defensive Tactics and Procedures
Chapter 8. Challenges We Face
Chapter 9. Where is Cyber Warfare Headed?

Book Details

  • Paperback: 164 pages
  • Publisher: Syngress (November 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0124047378
  • ISBN-13: 978-0124047372
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