Request Inspection Copy

If you are an Academic or Teacher and wish to consider this book as a prescribed textbook for your course, you may be eligible for a complimentary inspection copy. Please complete this form, including information about your position, campus and course, before adding to cart.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on text@footprint.com.au

Submit

Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

Strategic Warfare in Cyberspace

by Gregory J Rattray The MIT Press
Pub Date:
05/2001
ISBN:
9780262182096
Format:
Hbk 527 pages
Price:
AU$47.99 NZ$52.17
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart
'This excellent analysis is essential reading for anyone concerned with the defense posture of the United States. All those with a stake in the security of the information infrastructure should read it. There is nothing else like it.' -- Dorothy Denning, Georgetown University In the 'information age,' information systems may serve as both weapons and targets. Although the media have paid a good deal of attention to information warfare, most treatments so far are overly broad and without analytical foundations. In this book Gregory Rattray offers a comprehensive analysis of strategic information warfare waged via digital means as a distinct concern for the United States and its allies. Rattray begins by analyzing salient features of information infrastructures and distinguishing strategic information warfare from other types of information-based competition, such as financial crime and economic espionage. He then establishes a conceptual framework for the successful conduct of strategic warfare in general, and of strategic information warfare in particular. Taking a historical perspective, he examines U.S. efforts to develop air bombardment capabilities in the period between World Wars I and II and compares them to U.S. efforts in the 1990s to develop the capability to conduct strategic information warfare. He concludes with recommendations for strengthening U.S. strategic information warfare defenses.
Gregory J. Rattray is currently the Commander of the 23rd Information Operations Squadron responsible for U. S. Air Force information warfare tactics and target development. He as previously assigned to Headquarters Air Force as the Deputy Chief, Defensive Information Warfare Division. He is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.