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By Newton Lee

ISBN-10: 1461472040

ISBN-13: 9781461472049

Think James Bond meets Sherlock Holmes: Counterterrorism and Cybersecurity is the sequel to fb state within the overall details wisdom booklet sequence by way of Newton Lee. The publication examines U.S. counterterrorism background, applied sciences, and methods from a special and thought-provoking strategy that encompasses own reports, investigative journalism, old and present occasions, rules from nice notion leaders, or even the make-believe of Hollywood. Demystifying overall info expertise, the writer expounds at the U.S. intelligence neighborhood, synthetic intelligence in facts mining, social media and privateness, cyber assaults and prevention, explanations and remedies for terrorism, and longstanding problems with battle and peace.

The ebook deals sensible recommendation for companies, governments, and contributors to raised safe the realm and guard our on-line world. It prices U.S. army Admiral and NATO’s ideal Allied Commander James Stavridis: “Instead of establishing partitions to create safeguard, we have to construct bridges.” The ebook additionally presents a glimpse into the way forward for Plan X and iteration Z, in addition to an ominous prediction from safety consultant Marc Goodman at TEDGlobal 2012: “If you keep an eye on the code, you regulate the world.”

Counterterrorism and Cybersecurity: overall details know-how will hold you up at evening yet whilst offer you a few peace of brain realizing that “our difficulties are artifical — consequently they are often solved by means of guy [or woman],” as President John F. Kennedy acknowledged on the American college graduation in June 1963.

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Starr, Barbara. FBI visits site of attack in Libya. [Online] CNN, October 4, 2012. html. 52. CNN Wire Staff. S. official says superiors worked against effort to boost Benghazi security. [Online] CNN, October 11, 2012. html. 53. Riedel, Bruce. A Stubborn Terror. [Online] The Daily Beast, September 10, 2012. html. Part II Counterterrorism Technologies: Total Information Awareness and Data Mining Chapter 3 The Rise and Fall of Total Information Awareness Information is the oxygen of the modern age.

In July 2003, Poindexter faced harsh criticism from the media about IAO’s Policy Analysis Market (PAM), part of the Futures Markets Applied to Prediction (FutureMAP) project. PAM was an online futures trading market in which anonymous speculators would bet on forecasting terrorist attacks, assassinations, and coups d’état [27]. IAO justified PAM by stating that such futures trading had proven effective in predicting other events like oil prices, elections, and movie ticket sales. Business journalist James Surowiecki of The New Yorker remarked, “That’s especially important in the case of the intelligence community because we know that, for example, in the case of 9/11 there was lots of valuable and relevant information available before the attack took place.

John M. Poindexter, has described the system in Pentagon documents and in speeches, it will provide intelligence analysts and law enforcement officials with instant access to information from Internet mail and calling records to credit card and banking transactions and travel documents, without a search warrant. Historically, military and intelligence agencies have not been permitted to spy on Americans without extraordinary legal authorization. But Admiral Poindexter, the former national security adviser in the Reagan administration, has argued that the government needs broad new powers to process, store and mine billions of minute details of electronic life in the United States.

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