Future Attack

Protect the Past: Defend the Present & Preserve the Future in the Name of Global and National Security Interest.

Author: Stephen Michael

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1532048769

Category: Fiction

Page: 244

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With the ability of time travel, certain world powers seek to reverse historical events in an attempt to change the future to attain global power in their favor by dissolving the power of the US. Ronnie Slay is a time travel agent for the Agency. He is tasked with traveling through time to prevent these historical reversals from occurring. In other words; prevent future attacks on the US and its allies, by protecting the past, preserving the present, and defending the future, in the name of Global and National Security interest.

Future Network Systems and Security

Second International Conference, FNSS 2016, Paris, France, November 23-25, 2016, Proceedings

Author: Robin Doss,Selwyn Piramuthu,Wei Zhou

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319480219

Category: Computers

Page: 195

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Future Network Systems and Security, FNSS 2016, held in Paris, France, in November 2016. The 12 full papers and one short paper presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 34 submissions. The papers focus on the technology, communications, systems and security aspects of relevance to the network of the future.

Uncommon Sense

Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism

Author: Gary S. Becker,Richard A. Posner

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226041034

Category: Law

Page: 384

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On December 5, 2004, the still-developing blogosphere took one of its biggest steps toward mainstream credibility, as Nobel Prize–winning economist Gary S. Becker and renowned jurist and legal scholar Richard A. Posner announced the formation of the Becker-Posner Blog. In no time, the blog had established a wide readership and reputation as a reliable source of lively, thought-provoking commentary on current events, its pithy and profound weekly essays highlighting the value of economic reasoning when applied to unexpected topics. Uncommon Sense gathers the most important and innovative entries from the blog, arranged by topic, along with updates and even reconsiderations when subsequent events have shed new light on a question. Whether it’s Posner making the economic case for the legalization of gay marriage, Becker arguing in favor of the sale of human organs for transplant, or even the pair of scholars vigorously disagreeing about the utility of collective punishment, the writing is always clear, the interplay energetic, and the resulting discussion deeply informed and intellectually substantial. To have a single thinker of the stature of a Becker or Posner addressing questions of this nature would make for fascinating reading; to have both, writing and responding to each other, is an exceptionally rare treat. With Uncommon Sense, they invite the adventurous reader to join them on a whirlwind intellectual journey. All they ask is that you leave your preconceptions behind.

Information Security

10th International Conference, ISC 2007, Valparaiso, Chile, October 9-12, 2007, Proceedings

Author: Juan Garay,Arjen K. Lenstra,Masahiro Mambo,Rene Peralta

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540754962

Category: Computers

Page: 440

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Information Security Conference, ISC 2007. Coverage in the 28 revised full papers presented includes intrusion detection, digital rights management, symmetric-key cryptography, cryptographic protocols and schemes, identity-based schemes, cryptanalysis, DoS protection, software obfuscation, public-key cryptosystems, elliptic curves and applications and security issues in databases.

Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law

Author: R.A. Duff

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199559155

Category: Law

Page: 543

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Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law gathers leading theorists to present original work on a range of foundational questions in criminal law theory. The volume provides an overview of current philosophical work on the criminal law, setting an agenda for further research and debate.

Future Communication, Computing, Control and Management

Author: Ying Zhang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642273149

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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This volume contains revised and extended research articles written by prominent researchers participating in the ICF4C 2011 conference. 2011 International Conference on Future Communication, Computing, Control and Management (ICF4C 2011) has been held on December 16-17, 2011, Phuket, Thailand. Topics covered include intelligent computing, network management, wireless networks, telecommunication, power engineering, control engineering, Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Control Systems and Applications, The book will offer the states of arts of tremendous advances in Computing, Communication, Control, and Management and also serve as an excellent reference work for researchers and graduate students working on Computing, Communication, Control, and Management Research.

Advances in Future Computer and Control Systems

Author: David Jin,Sally Lin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642293875

Category: Computers

Page: 694

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FCCS2012 is an integrated conference concentrating its focus on Future Computer and Control Systems. “Advances in Future Computer and Control Systems” presents the proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Future Computer and Control Systems(FCCS2012) held April 21-22,2012, in Changsha, China including recent research results on Future Computer and Control Systems of researchers from all around the world.

Future Lost: A Cybernetic Sci-Fi Role Playing Game

Author: Vincent Venturella

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411634136

Category: Games

Page: 280

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Dark Future is a science fiction sourcebook that gives players a chance to step into a possible future where America has fallen and immoral corporations have divided up a once great nation. The cities of the new "corporate-nations" are divided further into large gated communities that shelter the wealthy and powerful behind high tech and heavily armed security. Meanwhile the poor are cast out into "other-cities", lawless ghettos where gangs, crime and violence are a way of life. It contains 276 pages with 9 classes, 27 prestige classes, as well as new skills and skill uses, feats, original psychic powers, unique equipment, firearms and complete new rules for cybernetic augmentation and cybernetic systems. The book also contains a world description of the powers that be: international corporations, merciless gangs, military research facilities, fanatical religious sects and tyrannical government bodies.

The Naked Crowd

Reclaiming Security and Freedom in an Anxious Age

Author: Jeffrey Rosen

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1588363570

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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In The Naked Crowd, acclaimed author Jeffrey Rosen makes an impassioned argument about how to preserve freedom, privacy, and security in a post-9/11 world. How we use emerging technologies, he insists, will be crucial to the preservation of essential American ideals. In our zeal to catch terrorists and prevent future catastrophic events, we are going too far—largely because of irrational fears—and violating essential American freedoms. That’s the contention at the center of this persuasive new polemic by Jeffrey Rosen, legal affairs editor of The New Republic, which builds on his award-winning book The Unwanted Gaze. Through wide-ranging reportage and cultural analysis, Rosen argues that it is possible to strike an effective and reasonable balance between liberty and security. Traveling from England to Silicon Valley, he offers a penetrating account of why well-designed laws and technologies have not always been adopted. Drawing on a broad range of sources—from the psychology of fear to the latest Code Orange alerts and airport security technologies—he also explores the reasons that the public, the legislatures, the courts, and technologists have made feel-good choices that give us the illusion of safety without actually making us safer. He describes the dangers of implementing poorly thought out technologies that can make us less free while distracting our attention from responses to terrorism that might work. Rosen also considers the social and technological reasons that the risk-averse democracies of the West continue to demand ever-increasing levels of personal exposure in a search for an illusory and emotional feeling of security. In Web logs, chat rooms, and reality TV shows, an increasing number of citizens clutter the public sphere with private revelations best kept to themselves. The result is the peculiar ordeal of living in the Naked Crowd, in which few aspects of our lives are immune from public scrutiny. With vivid prose and persuasive analysis, The Naked Crowd is both an urgent warning about the choices we face in responding to legitimate fears of terror and a vision for a better future. From the Hardcover edition.

EPZ War and Ethics

A New Just War Theory

Author: N. Fotion

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826492606

Category: Philosophy

Page: 178

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The ethics of military action are at the heart of political debate in the West today - this fascinating book explores the philosophical implications of and for this hugely topical contemporary debate. Fotion gives a clear account of just war theory, presenting it as a useful device in helping us make decisions about what we should do when war appears on the horizon.

Textbook of Anxiety Disorders

Author: Dan J. Stein,Eric Hollander,Barbara O. Rothbaum

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 1585629006

Category: Medical

Page: 822

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Acclaimed as "a tremendous contribution to the field of psychiatry" (Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal), the Textbook of Anxiety Disorders is now available in an expanded second edition. The new edition continues to offer both clinicians and researchers a single-volume resource that covers not only progress in clinical interventions but also the latest advances in theoretical knowledge. Following a comprehensive overview of anxiety disorders, the book provides detailed coverage of seven specific DSM-IV-TR diagnoses: generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), mixed anxiety-depression, panic disorder, social phobia, specific phobias, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Each section covers the latest thinking on symptomatology and pathogenesis, then provides evidence-based clinical recommendations for pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. All chapters have been expanded and fully updated with new research findings. Many chapters have been entirely rewritten by new authors to provide fresh insight into such topics as integrated treatment of anxiety disorders; pharmacotherapy for GAD, OCD, and panic disorder; psychotherapy for OCD and PTSD; anxiety disorders in the elderly; anxiety accompanying substance abuse; and the economic and social costs of anxiety. In addition, new chapters on anxious traits and temperaments, the neuropsychology of anxiety disorders, and anxiety and insomnia enhance this comprehensive edition. Each chapter now includes a concise summary of key clinical points that helps readers put findings into practice -- as well as recommended readings that provide access to essential reports. Standing at the cutting edge of anxiety disorder research and clinical practice, this authoritative volume deserves a place on the reference shelf of any busy clinician, researcher, or educator. It will be invaluable to all mental health care professionals interested in the latest developments in understanding and treating these complex and costly disorders.

Seven Deadliest Network Attacks

Author: Stacy Prowell,Rob Kraus,Mike Borkin

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1597495506

Category: Computers

Page: 176

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Seven Deadliest Network Attacks identifies seven classes of network attacks and discusses how the attack works, including tools to accomplish the attack, the risks of the attack, and how to defend against the attack. This book pinpoints the most dangerous hacks and exploits specific to networks, laying out the anatomy of these attacks including how to make your system more secure. You will discover the best ways to defend against these vicious hacks with step-by-step instruction and learn techniques to make your computer and network impenetrable. The book consists of seven chapters that deal with the following attacks: denial of service; war dialing; penetration testing; protocol tunneling; spanning tree attacks; man-in-the-middle; and password replay. These attacks are not mutually exclusive and were chosen because they help illustrate different aspects of network security. The principles on which they rely are unlikely to vanish any time soon, and they allow for the possibility of gaining something of interest to the attacker, from money to high-value data. This book is intended to provide practical, usable information. However, the world of network security is evolving very rapidly, and the attack that works today may (hopefully) not work tomorrow. It is more important, then, to understand the principles on which the attacks and exploits are based in order to properly plan either a network attack or a network defense. Seven Deadliest Network Attacks will appeal to information security professionals of all levels, network admins, and recreational hackers. Knowledge is power, find out about the most dominant attacks currently waging war on computers and networks globally Discover the best ways to defend against these vicious attacks; step-by-step instruction shows you how Institute countermeasures, don’t be caught defenseless again, and learn techniques to make your computer and network impenetrable

The Federal Role in Terrorism Insurance

Evaluating Alternatives in an Uncertain World

Author: Lloyd Dixon,Robert J. Lempert,Tom LaTourrette,Robert T. Reville

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 9780833044334

Category: Law

Page: 148

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What are the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act's effects on the market for terrorism insurance? What would be the effect of enhancing provisions for nuclear, biological, chemical, and radiological (NBCR) attacks? The authors conclude that the program yields positive outcomes in a number of dimensions for conventional attacks and identify specific reforms that can improve results for NBCR attacks.

Protecting Europe Against Large-scale Cyber Attacks

Report with Evidence : 5th Report of Session 2009-10

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. European Union Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780108459658

Category: Political Science

Page: 220

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The issue of large-scale cyber-attacks on the internet has moved up the international agenda recently. This inquiry looks at how States and their major organisations can defend themselves and their critical information infrastructures (CIIs) against such attacks. Whilst individual States bear primary responsibility for their critical national infrastructure (CNI), the infrastructures are heavily interdependent. The Internet is a 'global network of networks' and individual States cannot be viewed in isolation. The Committee therefore concludes that continuing intervention at EU level was appropriate and that all Member States have an interest in bringing the defences of the least protected up. The Committee also looked at ENISA, the European Network and Information Security Agency, and they believe that with a widening of its mandate it can play a more significant part in the developments envisaged.

Future War

An Assessment of Aerospace Campaigns in 2010

Author: Jeffery R. Barnett

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788171024

Category:

Page: 169

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The book it highlights where fundamental changes in military operations have already occurred. It is designed to help mil. professionals recognize new opportunities mandated by changes that have already occurred in the technological and political environments. The second theme is the impact of foreseeable technological advances on military operations. Significant advances in technology are a valid planning assumption over the next 15 years. Advances in computers and supporting technologies will drive new possibilities on future battlefields. This book explores the more significant impacts of probable technologies on the future battlefield.

The Next Attack

The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right

Author: Daniel Benjamin,Steven Simon

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1466803258

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

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The authors of the bestseller The Age of Sacred Terror show how the United States is losing the war on terror and what we need to do if we're serious about winning it. We are losing. Four years and two wars after September 11, 2001, the United States is no closer to victory in the "war on terror." In fact, we are unwittingly clearing the way for the next attack. In this provocative new book, Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon show how the terrorist threat is evolving, with a broadening array of tactics, an army of new fighters and, most ominously, a widening base of support in the global Muslim community. The jihadist movement has been galvanized by the example of 9/11 and the missteps of the U.S. government, which has consistently failed to understand the nature of the new terror. Left on this trajectory, much worse faces us in the near future. It doesn't have to be this way. The Next Attack makes the case that America has the capacity to stem the tide of Islamic terrorism, but Benjamin and Simon caution that this will require a far-reaching and creative new strategy, one that recognizes that the struggle has been over-militarized and that a campaign for reform must be more than rhetoric and less than bayonets. And they point out how America's increasing tendency to frame the conflict in religious terms has undermined our ability to advance our interests. Is America is truly equipped to do what is necessary to combat Islamist terrorism, or are we too blinded by our own ideology? The answer to that question will determine how secure we will truly be, in the years and decades to come.

Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures: Attack Phases

Author: EC-Council

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 143548360X

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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The EC-Council | Press Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures Series is comprised of five books covering a broad base of topics in offensive network security, ethical hacking, and network defense and countermeasures. The content of this series is designed to immerse the reader into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure information systems. With the full series of books, the reader will gain in-depth knowledge and practical experience with essential security systems, and become prepared to succeed on the Certified Ethical Hacker, or C|EH, certification from EC-Council. This certification covers a plethora of offensive security topics ranging from how perimeter defenses work, to scanning and attacking simulated networks. A wide variety of tools, viruses, and malware is presented in this and the other four books, providing a complete understanding of the tactics and tools used by hackers. By gaining a thorough understanding of how hackers operate, an Ethical Hacker will be able to set up strong countermeasures and defensive systems to protect an organization’s critical infrastructure and information. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.