Dark Territory

The Secret History of Cyber War
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Product Number: DD23396
Released: Mar 01, 2016
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ISBN: #9781504694308
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As cyber-attacks dominate front-page news, as hackers join the list of global threats, and as top generals warn of a coming cyber war, few books are more timely and enlightening than Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War by Slate columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan. Kaplan probes the inner corridors of the National Security Agency, the beyond-top-secret cyber units in the Pentagon, the "information warfare" squads of the military services, and the national security debates in the White House to tell this never-before-told story of the officers, policymakers, scientists, and spies who devised this new form of warfare and who have been planning-and, more often than people know, fighting-these wars for decades. From the 1991 Gulf War to conflicts in Haiti, Serbia, Syria, the former Soviet republics, Iraq, and Iran, where cyber warfare played a significant role, Dark Territory chronicles, in fascinating detail, an unknown past that shines an unsettling light on our future.

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Author(s): Fred Kaplan
Narrator(s): Malcolm Hillgartner
Product Number Z100115523
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504694247
Author(s): Fred Kaplan
Genre: Science, History
Product Number EB00614802
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: #9781476763279

Professional reviews

"What if the most important defense the United States can construct is not a physical wall or actual weapons but a bank of computers that can absorb, and attack, another entity's banks, government, and/or missile installations? That's the main idea in this intriguing audiobook. Narrator Malcolm Hillgartner has the kind of deep, ominous voice this audiobook demands. In this new world of potential cyber war, hackers, programmers, and computer viruses will determine who wins and who loses. Hillgartner varies his voice enough to keep the book moving, delivering this exhaustive report as a spy novel whose plot is still developing. It's a warning--and Hillgartner makes sure we get the message. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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