The history and main features of several computer viruses and worms are described in this section. More examples can be found in Appendix B. Due to the prevalence of rogue software, there are many similar descriptions on the Internet.
As Philip Taylor has written, ‘The challenge (of the modern information age) is to ensure that no single propaganda source gains monopoly over the information and images that shape our thoughts. If this happens, the war propagandists will be back in business again.’
Propaganda came of age in the Twentieth Century. The development of mass- and multi-media offered a fertile ground for propaganda while global conflict provided the impetus needed for its growth. Propaganda has however become a portmanteau word, which can be interpreted in a number of different ways. What are the characteristic features of propaganda, and how can it be defined?
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Technology impacts every aspect of life and choices are endless. As a college student, you need to know how to evaluate devices, choose apps, maintain a compelling online reputation, and lock down digital security. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2018, COMPREHENSIVE goes beyond the intuitive "how-to" of apps and social media to delve into the broad concepts that are guiding current technologies such as self-driving cars, virtual reality, file sharing torrents, encrypted communications, photo forensics, and the Internet of Things. Numerous illustrations and interactive features in this complete book make mastering technical topics a breeze with a learning path that is structured with you, today's busy student, in mind. This edition offers an insightful overview of what every college student should know about using technology to complete your education, launch a successful career, and engage in issues that shape today's world.
Respond to security threats before they evolve, with Lean innovation for defense
Hacking for Defense applies Lean innovation methodology to issues of national security, providing a more rapid, responsive model for addressing challenges in the military and intelligence committees. From understanding the full depth and breadth of the problem to quickly producing a minimum viable product, this book provides a framework for rapid-turnaround solutions based on Silicon Valley practices that bring new technology to market within weeks of conception. While fit is paramount for national security solutions, speed is not far behind—allowing months to pass in development and production allows the threat to evolve beyond the capabilities of the product; the discussion here merges speed with innovation to help you address threats with timely precision, while developing a model of innovation that extends beyond the security realm.
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A Revolutionary Philosophical Work
"It is from the Bible that man has learned cruelty, rapine, and murder; for the belief of a cruel God makes a cruel man." Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason The Age of Reason was written by Thomas Paine as a Deist text which was well received in the United States in the late 18th century but seen as too incendiary in the United Kingdom. The Age of Reason challenges the idea of state religion and the legitimacy of the Bible.
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