21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare

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The UK’s 2010 National Security Strategy identified cyberattacks as one of the four highest-priority risks faced by the UK. President Obama has declared cybersecurity as one of the most serious economic and national security challenges the US faces as a nation.

There is an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) posed by organised crime and state level entities, targeting large multi-national corporations and foreign governments. Organisations of all sizes can suffer collateral damage. China has been regularly identified in the press as a major player in modern cyberwar activities but, until now, little has been written to describe the depth and severity of this threat.

21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare, from IT Governance Publishing, is a comprehensive and in-depth review of the Chinese role in cyberwarfare. Drawing on a combination of cultural, historical, business, linguistic and personal experience, the book attempts to explain China to the uninitiated. It describes how the combination of Chinese Communism and the unique cultural and linguistic heritage of the People’s Republic of China are driving Chinese cyber activity.

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