Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It

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Harper Collins, Apr 20, 2010 - Political Science - 320 pages

An essential, eye-opening book about cyberterrorism, cyber war, and the next great threat to our national security.  

“Cyber War may be the most important book about national security policy in the last several years.” –Slate

Former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America’s vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict. Cyber War is a powerful book about technology, government, and military strategy; about criminals, spies, soldiers, and hackers. It explains clearly and convincingly what cyber war is, and how vulnerable we are as a nation and as individuals to the vast and looming web of cyber criminals.

Every concerned American should read this startling and explosive book that offers an insider’s view of White House ‘Situation Room’ operations and carries the reader to the frontlines of our cyber defense. Cyber War exposes a virulent threat to our nation’s security.

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User Review  - PDCRead - LibraryThing

This is a very American centric book, which is fair enough, the primary author has been on various policy committees in the US administration. There is a fair amount of detail, and he spends quite a ... Read full review

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A good start ... Richard Clarke's Cyber War does a good job of placing cyber warfare in the context of cyber attacks and espionage generally. He also has specific, realistic and comprehensive policy ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Richard A. Clarke, a veteran of thirty years in national security and over a decade in the White House, is now the CEO of a cyber-security consulting firm. He is the author of seven previous books, including the bestsellers Against All Enemies and Cyber War.

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