Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention

Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention

Jean-Loup Richet (University of Nantes, France)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 472
ISBN13: 9781466684560|ISBN10: 1466684569|EISBN13: 9781466684577|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8456-0


Cybersecurity has become a topic of concern over the past decade as private industry, public administration, commerce, and communication have gained a greater online presence. As many individual and organizational activities continue to evolve in the digital sphere, new vulnerabilities arise.

Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention serves as an integral publication on the latest legal and defensive measures being implemented to protect individuals, as well as organizations, from cyber threats. Examining online criminal networks and threats in both the public and private spheres, this book is a necessary addition to the reference collections of IT specialists, administrators, business managers, researchers, and students interested in uncovering new ways to thwart cyber breaches and protect sensitive digital information.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Counter Intelligence
  • Information Warfare
  • Legal Issues
  • National Security
  • Security Risk Management
  • Social Aspects of Cybersecurity
  • Threat Measurement
  • Threat Monitoring

Reviews and Testimonials

Contributors from military contexts, computer and information science, psychology, marketing, and other fields summarize current knowledge about emerging policies, doctrines, and strategies in cyber warfare and cyber security. They cover cyber security and cyber warfare principles; monitoring threats, managing risks, and defensive measures; national issues, strategies, and policies; and reflections on the essence of cyberwarfare. Among the topics are security monitoring of the cyber space, the rigorous security risk management model, cyber-attacks and preliminary steps in cyber security in national protection, information warfare in the 2013-14 Ukraine crisis, and the case for social science and philosophical approaches.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Jean-Loup Richet is information systems service manager at Orange and a research fellow at ESSEC Business School - Institute for Strategic Innovation & Services. He graduated from the French National Institute of Telecommunications, Telecom Business School, and holds a Master of Research from IAE/HEC Paris.

He is an expert in information systems security and has presented at several national and international conferences. He has published articles in academic and trade journals. Jean-Loup is currently a lecturer in Information Systems at Sorbonne Graduate Business School (MBA) and guest lecturer at HEC Paris, ESSEC and INT, focusing on cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, risk and crisis management.