A History of Cyber Security Attacks: 1980 to Present

Bruce Middleton

July 18, 2017 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 239 Pages - 40 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498785860 - CAT# K30208

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Provides a concise summary in a historical context of the major global cyber security attacks since 1980

Each attack covered contains an overview of the incident in layman terms, followed by a technical details section, and culminating in a "lessons learned and recommendations" section.

Summary

Stories of cyberattacks dominate the headlines. Whether it is theft of massive amounts of personally identifiable information or the latest intrusion of foreign governments in U.S. government and industrial sites, cyberattacks are now important. For professionals and the public, knowing how the attacks are launched and succeed is vital to ensuring cyber security. The book provides a concise summary in a historical context of the major global cyber security attacks since 1980. Each attack covered contains an overview of the incident in layman terms, followed by a technical details section, and culminating in a "lessons learned and recommendations" section.