Conquering cyber attacks requires a multi-sector, multi-modalapproach
Cyber Threat! How to Manage the Growing Risk of CyberAttacks is an in-depth examination of the very real cybersecurity risks facing all facets of government and industry, andthe various factors that must align to maintain informationintegrity. Written by one of the nation's most highly respectedcyber risk analysts, the book describes how businesses andgovernment agencies must protect their most valuable assets toavoid potentially catastrophic consequences. Much more than justcyber security, the necessary solutions require government andindustry to work cooperatively and intelligently. This resourcereveals the extent of the problem, and provides a plan to changecourse and better manage and protect critical information.
Recent news surrounding cyber hacking operations show howintellectual property theft is now a matter of national security,as well as economic and commercial security. Consequences arefar-reaching, and can have enormous effects on national economiesand international relations. Aggressive cyber forces in China,Russia, Eastern Europe and elsewhere, the rise of global organizedcriminal networks, and inattention to vulnerabilities throughoutcritical infrastructures converge to represent an abundantly clearthreat. Managing the threat and keeping information safe is now atop priority for global businesses and government agencies.Cyber Threat! breaks the issue down into real terms, andproposes an approach to effective defense. Topics include:
The information at risk
The true extent of the threat
The potential consequences across sectors
The multifaceted approach to defense
The growing cyber threat is fundamentally changing the nation'seconomic, diplomatic, military, and intelligence operations, andwill extend into future technological, scientific, and geopoliticalinfluence. The only effective solution will be expansive andcomplex, encompassing every facet of government and industry.Cyber Threat! details the situation at hand, and providesthe information that can help keep the nation safe.