Techniques, Tactics and Tools for Security Practitioners
By Jason Andress, Steve Winterfeld
Publisher: Elsevier / Syngress
Final Release Date: July 2011
Cyber Warfare Techniques, Tactics and Tools for Security Practitioners discusses the strategic, operational, and tactical aspects of cyber warfare. The book provides information that organizations can use to develop a strategic vision for cyber security, but it is also designed to spur national debate on the direction of cyber warfare. Starting with a definition of cyber warfare, the book’s 15 chapters discuss the following topics: the cyberspace battlefield; cyber doctrine; cyber warriors; logical, physical, and psychological weapons; computer network exploitation; computer network attack and defense; non-state actors in computer network operations; legal system impacts; ethics in cyber warfare; cyberspace challenges; and the future of cyber war. This book is a valuable resource to those involved in cyber warfare activities, including policymakers, penetration testers, security professionals, network and systems administrators, and college instructors. The information provided on cyber tactics and attacks can also be used to assist in developing improved and more efficient procedures and technical defenses. Managers will find the text useful in improving the overall risk management strategies for their organizations.
Provides concrete examples and real-world guidance on how to identify and defend your network against malicious attacks
Dives deeply into relevant technical and factual information from an insider's point of view
Details the ethics, laws and consequences of cyber war and how computer criminal law may change as a result