Despite leaps in technological advancements made in computing system hardware and software areas, we still hear about massive cyberattacks that result in enormous data losses. Cyberattacks in 2015 included: sophisticated attacks that targeted Ashley Madison, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the White House, and Anthem; and in 2014, cyberattacks were directed at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Home Depot, J.P. Morgan Chase, a German steel factory, a South Korean nuclear plant, eBay, and others. These attacks and many others highlight the continued vulnerability of various cyber infrastructures and the critical need for strong cyber infrastructure protection (CIP).
This book addresses critical issues in cybersecurity. Topics discussed include: a cooperative international deterrence capability as an essential tool in cybersecurity; an estimation of the costs of cybercrime; the impact of prosecuting spammers on fraud and malware contained in email spam; cybersecurity and privacy in smart cities; smart cities demand smart security; and, a smart grid vulnerability assessment using national testbed networks.
Convergence: Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/convergence-illicit-networks-and-national-security-age-globalization
Cyber Defense: An International View is available for purchase here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/cyber-defense-international-view-0
Legality in Cyberspace: An Adversary View is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/legality-cyberspace-adversary-view
Army Support of Military Cyberspace Operations: Joint Contexts and Global Escalation Implications can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/army-support-military-cyberspace-operations-joint-contexts-and-global-escalation
Prospects for the Rule of Law in Cyberspace is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/prospects-rule-law-cyberspace