Introduction to Cyber-Warfare

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, 1st Edition

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, 1st Edition,ISBN9780124078147





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Written by experts, explains how cyber-warfare has been performed, why it is the new means of warfare and the relevant military, policy, social, and scientific issues at play

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  • Provides a multi-disciplinary approach to cyber-warfare, analyzing the information technology, military, policy, social, and scientific issues that are in play
  • Presents detailed case studies of cyber-attack including inter-state cyber-conflict (Russia-Estonia), cyber-attack as an element of an information operations strategy (Israel-Hezbollah,) and cyber-attack as a tool against dissidents within a state (Russia, Iran)
  • Explores cyber-attack conducted by large, powerful, non-state hacking organizations such as Anonymous and LulzSec
  • Covers cyber-attacks directed against infrastructure, such as water treatment plants and power-grids, with a detailed account of Stuxent


Introduction to Cyber-Warfare: A Multidisciplinary Approach, written by experts on the front lines, gives you an insider's look into the world of cyber-warfare through the use of recent case studies. The book examines the issues related to cyber warfare not only from a computer science perspective but from military, sociological, and scientific perspectives as well. You'll learn how cyber-warfare has been performed in the past as well as why various actors rely on this new means of warfare and what steps can be taken to prevent it.


Information security professionals, system administrators. Security managers, security analysts. defense analysts, defense personnel, U.S Cybercom staff

Introduction to Cyber-Warfare, 1st Edition

Chapter 1 Introduction

Part I: Cyber Attack

Chapter 2 - Cyber Attack in an Inter-State Conflict

Chapter 3 - Cyber Attack in Conjunction with Conventional Military Operations :

Chapter 4 - Cyber Attack in Support of Information Operations:

Chapter 5 - Cyber Attack Against Internal Dissidents

Chapter 6 - Cyber Attacks by Non-State Hacking Groups

Part II Cyber Espionage and Exploitation

Chapter 7 - Chinese Attributed Cyber Espionage

Chapter 8 - Hacking Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Chapter 9 - Social Network Exploitation: Theory and Practice

Chapter 10 The Next Generation of Cyber Exploitation

Chapter 11 -Chapter 12 - Case Study

Part III

Chapter 11 - Industrial Control Systems

Chapter 12 - Cyber Attacks on the Power Grid

Chapter 13 - Stuxnet

Chapter 14- Conclusion and the Future of Cyber War

Quotes and reviews

"...an excellent overview of the topic…It looks at the information security aspect of cyberwarfare, as well the military, sociological and other aspects…this book should indeed be read by everyone in Washington, as they are making decisions on the topic, without truly understanding it."--Slashdot.org, RSAConference.com ,August 4 2014

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