“A always eye-opening history...not only a page-turner yet continuously surprising.” —The ny Times
“A ebook that grips, informs, and alarms, finely researched and lucidly related.” —John le Carré
As cyber-attacks dominate front-page information, as hackers sign up for terrorists at the record of worldwide threats, and as most sensible generals warn of a coming cyber battle, few books are extra well timed and enlightening than Dark Territory: the key background of Cyber War, by way of Slate columnist and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Fred Kaplan.
Kaplan probes the internal corridors of the nationwide safeguard employer, the beyond-top-secret cyber devices within the Pentagon, the "information battle" squads of the army providers, and the nationwide safety debates within the White apartment, to inform this never-before-told tale of the officials, policymakers, scientists, and spies who devised this new kind of war and who've been planning—and (more usually than humans comprehend) fighting—these wars for decades.
From the 1991 Gulf warfare to conflicts in Haiti, Serbia, Syria, the previous Soviet republics, Iraq, and Iran, the place cyber struggle performed an important function, Dark Territory chronicles, in attention-grabbing element, a little-known prior that shines an unsettling mild on our destiny.