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Fensive operation Fred Kaplan tells the story of the NSA and the Pentagon as they explore exploit fight and defend the US Dark Territory reveals all the details including the 1998 incident when someone hacked into major US military commands and it wasn't Ira but two teenagers from California; how Israeli jets bomb a nuclear reactor in Syria in 2007 by hacking into Syrian air defense radar system; the time in 2014 when North Korea hacks Sony's networks to pressure the studio to cancel a major Hollywood blockbuster; and many Dark Territory is the most urgent and controversial topic in national defense polic A better title would have been Dark Territory A History of American Cyber Security BureaucracyThis book contains a wealth of information and a number of interesting stories and insights Unfortunately it is a laborious and nod off inducing read by a well informed author with no clue how to build a compelling narrative or meaningful critical perspective It also places far too much emphasis on the bureaucracies of the American defense complex and not enough emphasis on the larger scope of the titular topic

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Dark Territory The Secret History of Cyber War

Echniues in battle occurred in George HW Bush's Kuwait invasion in 1991 to disable Saddam's military communications One year later the NSA Director watched Sneakers in which one of the characters says wars will soon be decided not by bullets or bombs but by information The NSA and the Pentagon have been rowing over control of cyber weapons ever sinceFrom the 1994 aborted US invasion of Haiti when the plan was to neutralize Haitian air defenses by making all the telephones in Haiti busy at the same time to Obama's Defense Department 2015 report on cyber policy that spells out the lead role played by our of Covers the history of cyber security and cyber warfare in the US from the 1980s through Obama s tenure This might be related to another book called the seventh sense Power now is defined as the ability to hack and control network platforms The ability to do so gives hackers and hacking organizations supreme power over power grids weapon systems and just about anything hooked up to a computer network nowadays Mastery of this technology which easier to offensively wield than play defense is key for our safety and power This puts control of our lives in a very small group of hackers who now decide fates of nations witness the 2016 US election These trends put power in few hands Computers once thought a tool of democracy is in fact a powerful tool for narrowing elite over the majority of the world s people

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The never before told story of the computer scientists and the NSA Pentagon and White House policymakers who invented and employ the wars of the present and future the cyber wars where every country can be a major power player and every hacker a mass destroyer as reported by a Pulitzer Prize winning security and defense journalistIn June 1983 President Reagan watched the movie War Games in which a kid unwittingly hacks the Pentagon and asked his top general if the scenario was plausible The general said it was This set in motion the first presidential directive on computer securityThe first use of cyber t 49th book for 2017An interesting history of cyberwarfare over the last 50 years almost exclusively told from an American perspective The big take home messages for me were how vulnerable societies and interestingly in particular the US are from crippling attacks from power stations to hospitals to voting systems how concerted long term lobbying pressure from Silicon Valley has left huge gaps in security which is almost a design feature as costs of attacks are externalized on society as a whole how the military and politicians continue to have trouble understanding the damages of cyberattacks despite decades of warnings even those coming from Presidential Commissions blowing things up is so much easier to understand how the temptation to eavesdrop on US domestic communications is so high given that 80% of the World s internet traffic flows through the US in fact almost all from through a few buildings in downtown New York and a couple of other US cities and finally and most interesting how the NSA is perhaps not as bad as everyone thinks I need to digest that last one a bit Unfortunately I found the writing style uite bland not doing full justice to a very interesting and important story


10 thoughts on “Dark Territory The Secret History of Cyber War

  1. says:

    I continue my uest to be the most informed snob at any dinner party so I can maintain my delicate card tower of affected pretentious

  2. says:

    49th book for 2017An interesting history of cyberwarfare over the last 50 years almost exclusively told from an American perspective The big take home messages for me were how vulnerable societies and interestingly in particular the US are from crippling attacks from power stations to hospitals to voting systems; how conce

  3. says:

    This is compelling book about a worldwide issue that's underreported under addressed and honestly terrifying Governments have been hacking into their rivals' computers for decades but it's taken nearly as long for cyber attacks to be considered a genuine threat This also could have a real snoozer of a book given the complexity of the topic B

  4. says:

    Occasionally I come across a book on an important topic that’s crammed with information I was able to find nowhere else — but is a chore to

  5. says:

    Covers the history of cyber security and cyber warfare in the US from the 1980s through Obama's tenure This might be related to another book called the seventh sense Power now is defined as the ability to hack and control network platforms The ability to do so gives hackers and hacking organizations supreme power over po

  6. says:

    Interesting but not well written

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    Description In June 1983 President Reagan watched the movie War Games in which a kid unwittingly hacks the Pentagon and a

  8. says:

    A better title would have been Dark Territory A History of American Cyber Security BureaucracyThis book contains

  9. says:

    This is an excellent book a very readable veritable page turner that details in clear understandable terms the technology bureaucratic in fighting and events that have led us to where we are today on the cusp of a revolution in sur

  10. says:

    Summary Dark Territory covers the history of US cyber security in fairly broad strokes These are some of the major events that it discussesNSDD 145 After seeing the movie Wargames and learning that the state of US

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