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The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics

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I ve been looking for a book that would give me a solid grounding in the fundamental issues in cybersecurity today and I found it in The Hacker and The State The book effectively takes the barrage of confusing headlines about all manner of hacking and gives a clear taxonomy of the different types and their impacts It manages to strike a good balance of using colorful anecdotes and storytelling to convey complex technical and geopolitical ealitiesI highly التخطيط الإستراتيجي مفاهيم وتطبيقات recommend it for anyone looking for a highlyeadable book that will make you far smarter on all. One of the finest books on information security published so far in this centuryeasily accessible tightly argued superbly well sourced intimidatingly perceptiveThomas Rid author of Active MeasuresThe best examination I have ead of how increasingly dramatic developments in cyberspace are defining the new normal' of geopolitics in the digital age Buchanancaptures the dynamics of all of this truly brilliantlyGeneral David Petraeus former Director of the CIA and Commander of Coalition Forces in Ira and AfghanistanFew national security threats "are as potentor as nebulousas cyber attacks Ben Buchanan eveals how "as potentor as nebulousas cyber attacks Ben Buchanan eveals how are transforming spycraft and statecraft catching us all in the crossfire whether we know it or notEver since WarGames we have bee. Things cybersecurity First and foremost you don t have to be "well educated on IT to understand the book and it s "educated on IT to understand the book and it s the book itself well written and esearched just as expected It explains the place of hackers and all the other IT elated figures and techniues in the global powerhouse that is Geopolitics How do you use a hacker what are the useful for and what not What are the differences and problems Answers to all of these uestions are in the bookIt touches all of the big happenings of the last year s and explains whathowwhowhy This book N bracing for the cyberwar to come conjuring images of exploding power plants and mass panic But while cyber attacks are now disturbingly common they don't look anything like we thought they wouldPacked with insider information based on interviews declassified files and forensic analysis of company eports The Hacker and the State sets aside fantasies of cyber annihilation to explore the eal geopolitical competition of the digital age Tracing the conflict of wills and interests among modern nations Ben Buchanan eveals little known details of how China Russia North Korea Britain and the
United States Hack One Another 
States hack one another a elentless struggle for dominance His analysis moves deftly from underseas cable taps to underground nuclear sabotage from. a elentless struggle for dominance His analysis moves deftly from underseas cable taps to underground nuclear sabotage from. Ducated me and made me pause for a lot of thoughts Though an "overview it is uite detailed and enabled me to gain a better perspective "it is uite detailed and enabled me to gain a better perspective who is doing what to whom and why along with the political and economic implicationsOne estimate in the book is that Russia has 200000 pieces of code in US critical infrastructure Now think of all nations doing such things and it is possible to see how nations could change the nature of war by tapping some keystrokes The book analyses several knownpresumed state level attacks and how they developedI enjoyed this book. Blackouts and data breaches to billion dollar heists and election interferenceBuchanan brings to life this continuous cycle of espionage and deception attack and counterattack destabilization and etaliation He explains why cyber attacks are far less destructive than we anticipated farpervasive and much harder to prevent With little fanfare and far less scrutiny they impact our banks our tech and health systems our democracy and every aspect of our lives uietly insidiously they have Õitsev meri Õitsev meri reshaped our national security priorities and transformed spycraft and statecraft The contest for geopolitical advantage has moved into cyberspace The United States and its allies can no longer dominate the way they once did The nation that hacks best will triumph.