Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

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As cyber-attacks dominate front-page news, as hackers displace terrorists on the list of global threats, and as top generals warn of a coming cyber war, few books are more timely and enlightening than Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, by Slate columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan.

Kaplan probes the inner corridors of the National Security Agency, the beyond-top-secret cyber units in the Pentagon, the "information warfare" squads of the military services, and the national security debates in the White House, to tell this never-before-told story of the officers, policymakers, scientists, and spies who devised this new form of warfare and who have been planning—and (more often than people know) fighting—these wars for decades.
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Smart Grid Dictionary: 4th Edition

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Enhance your Smart Grid knowledge with definitions for over 2000 terms common to electric, gas, and water utilities, global standards organizations and regulatory agencies, and businesses focused on the Smart Grid and machine to machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT). Get the industry-approved definitions for: – electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and storage – water infrastructure operations and management – natural gas distribution operations – home and building energy management and energy efficiency – electric vehicles and charging stations – telecommunications networks and sensors – cybersecurity and data privacy – standards and more The Smart Grid Dictionary lists website addresses for listed organizations for convenient access to additional, in-depth information. Here's what Smart Grid Dictionary readers have to say: "Simply brilliant!" "This will be come the 'go-to' for definitions as well as other vital information about Smart Grid stakeholders" The Smart Grid Dictionary is one of the most comprehensive information resources that exists on that broad topic we call the Smart Grid. It's an excellent Dictionary!"

Mining the Social Web: Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, GitHub, and More

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How can you tap into the wealth of social web data to discover who’s making connections with whom, what they’re talking about, and where they’re located? With this expanded and thoroughly revised edition, you’ll learn how to acquire, analyze, and summarize data from all corners of the social web, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, GitHub, email, websites, and blogs.
Employ the Natural Language Toolkit, NetworkX, and other scientific computing tools to mine popular social web sites Apply advanced text-mining techniques, such as clustering and TF-IDF, to extract meaning from human language data Bootstrap interest graphs from GitHub by discovering affinities among people, programming languages, and coding projects Build interactive visualizations with D3.js, an extraordinarily flexible HTML5 and JavaScript toolkit Take advantage of more than two-dozen Twitter recipes, presented in O’Reilly’s popular "problem/solution/discussion" cookbook format
The example code for this unique data science book is maintained in a public GitHub repository. It’s designed to be easily accessible through a turnkey virtual machine that facilitates interactive learning with an easy-to-use collection of IPython Notebooks.

Hacking: Noob to Cyberpunk; Easy Guide to Computer Hacking, Internet Security, Penetration Testing, Cracking, Sniffing, and Smart Phone Vulnerabilities

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Actionable step by step guide to master the foundations of hacking quickly, even if you are a complete noob! How easy would computer hacking be if you knew all the methods and strategies that are most popular with today’s hackers? If you had the tools and the know-how, what would you hack first?

In a world connected by online networks and devices, hacking is power! Cybersecurity is just as important as locking your doors at night or installing a burglar alarm. In fact, cybersecurity is even more important, because with a little skill and a thirst for trouble, a person can steal your credit card number, access all your private emails, and even hijack your identity all without leaving their desk chair. If you have a computer, smartphone, or anything with an Internet connection, cybersecurity matters to you.
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Cybercrime and Criminological Theory: Fundamental Readings on Hacking, Piracy, Theft, and Harassment

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Computers and the Internet play an increasingly pivotal role in daily life, making it vitally important to understand the dynamics of cybercrime and those victimized by it. The anthology Cybercrime and Criminological Theory: Fundamental Readings on Hacking, Piracy, Theft, and Harassment explores the predictors for participation in various forms of cybercrime and deviance, from common problems like media piracy, to more distinct offenses such as computer hacking. Most criminological theories were developed to account for street crimes, so it is unclear how these theories may apply to virtual offending. This text provides critical insight into the utility of multiple theories to account for cybercrimes.

Cybercrime and Criminological Theory gives direct insight into the rates and prevalence of cybercrime offenses using data sets from populations across the United States. It gives readers a fundamental understanding of, and appreciation for various forms of cybercrime, and outlines prospective predictors of both offending and victimization. The selected readings identify research questions that must be addressed in order to improve the legal, technical, and policy responses to cybercrimes.
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