This book examines in depth the major recent cyber attacks that have taken place around the world, discusses the implications of such attacks, and offers solutions to the vulnerabilities that made these attacks possible. Through investigations of the most significant and damaging cyber attacks, the author introduces the reader to cyberwar, outlines an effective defense against cyber threats, and explains how to prepare for future attacks.
Richard Stiennon is the founder of IT-Harvest, an independent IT security analyst firm, and the author of the security blog ThreatChaos.com. He is a holder of Gartner's Thought Leadership award and was named 'One of the 50 most powerful people in Networking' by Network World Magazine.
Chapter 1 Titan Rain and Shawn Carpenter Chapter 2 The Red Wars Chapter 3 Countering Cyber Espionage Chapter 4 Toppling Email Servers Chapter 5 The Pentagon Chapter 6 Geopolitical Cyber Hotspots Chapter 7 DDoS Defense Chapter 8 Crowd Sourcing Cyber Attacks Chapter 9 Oh Estonia Chapter 10 Cyberwar Cuts a Swath through Eastern Europe Chapter 11 Georgia: The First Cyberwar Chapter 12 Conflict Causes Change Chapter 13 Four Pillars of Cyberwar Chapter 14 Cyber Preparedness Chapter 15 Repercussions