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on 10 April 2013
Cogent, balanced, incredibly well informed and thought through.

Thomas Rid's work is both timely and up to date, including comment on, and analysis of, the APT1 report release by Mandiant in February 2013.

Rid helpfully classifies Cyber Attacks in to three sub-types: Subversion, Sabotage and Espionage. He provides a helpful framework for consideration and analysis of such attacks, and blows away many cobwebs and much of the lazy thinking that has become associated with the notion of 'Cyber War'. He also draws attention to the absence of violence (a pre-requisite for War as defined by Clausewitz) in almost all Cyber Attacks.

Of course the flaw in the book is also that it is predicated on Clausewitz's early 19th Century definition of war. Can't help but think he would define it differently were he alive today.....

As Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones has commented regarding the title of the book " I do so hope he's correct". And as Brendan Behan famously said "hope for the best, and prepare for the worst".

Required reading for all Information Security Professionals......
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