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Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare Lecture

Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

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Publisher's Summary

Cyberspace is the 21st century’s greatest engine of change. Telecommunications, commercial and financial systems, government operations, food production - virtually every aspect of global civilization now depends on interconnected cyber systems to operate; systems that have helped advance medicine, streamline everyday commerce, and so much more.

Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare is your guide to understanding the intricate nature of this pressing subject. Delivered by cybersecurity expert and professor Paul Rosenzweig, these 18 engaging lectures will open your eyes to the structure of the Internet, the unique dangers it breeds, and the ways we’re learning how to understand, manage, and reduce these dangers.

In addition, Professor Rosenzweig offers sensible tips on how best to protect yourself, your network, or your business from attack or data loss.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this course are those of the professor and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2013 The Teaching Company, LLC (P)2013 The Great Courses

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    D. Littman OH 10-24-13
    D. Littman OH 10-24-13 Member Since 2016

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    "outstanding lecture series"
    What did you love best about Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare?

    The lecture series provided a great overview, for the non-expert, of the most current issues in information- & cyber-security, in a highly intelligible & engaging manner. Even if you are moderately literate on this subject, from trade press reading & from the security policies of your corporate home, you will learn a lot from this series.


    What does Professor Paul Rosenzweig bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Well, this is not a book, just a lecture series. I understand that the author has written some books on the same topic & I plan to look them up and get one if it doesn't look too technical.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jason FREDERICKSBURG, VA, United States 10-14-13
    Jason FREDERICKSBURG, VA, United States 10-14-13 Member Since 2014
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    What did you love best about Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare?

    This course will not make you a cyber security expert, but covers the growing dark economy, and how this new domain is changing everything.


    What other book might you compare Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare to and why?

    Inside Cyber Warfare


    What about Professor Paul Rosenzweig’s performance did you like?

    He was able to present facts, without the "Digital Pearl Harbor" crap we get from most of the so called experts.


    What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

    Zeta cartel run in with Anonymous


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Adrien Donat 01-10-17 Member Since 2011
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    "A note on the narration"

    The particular dictation of this narrator, or professor, makes it difficult to listen to this title at an accelerated speed. Plan on listening at 1X or 1.25 X. Overall, I enjoyed the lectures, though there isn't much new information for people already in the field or listeners of security podcasts such as Security Now...

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    Aaron M. Brown atlanta.georgia 01-01-17
    Aaron M. Brown atlanta.georgia 01-01-17 Member Since 2016

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    "it really helped me to appreciate the complexity"

    it really helped me to appreciate the complexity of the internet and security. Good book!

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    Josee 12-27-16
    Josee 12-27-16
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    "Made me think"

    This is a good overview of cybersecurity; not too technical as an audio book is not well suited in my opinion for very technically complex material. It is a thoughtful and thorough perspective of internet security and tackles some of the issues, such as privacy, that our societies will need to deal with, whether some of us want it or not.
    I am not an expert in the field and this opened my eyes to cybersecurity and the cyber world.

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    B. duPont 12-23-16
    B. duPont 12-23-16 Member Since 2016

    A curious investor.

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    "Fantastic Course"
    Would you listen to Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare again? Why?

    This is a fantastic course, illustrating how many perspectives there are to cybersecurity. This is the future of warfare, and it impacts civilians - and it's scary. This should be taught at every university.


    What about Professor Paul Rosenzweig’s performance did you like?

    He gives an excellent delivery. His passion for the subject comes through.


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    Abi Hassen 12-17-16
    Abi Hassen 12-17-16
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    "cursory analysis. outdated."

    this is, obviously, an ever-changing topic. for a publication on cyber* to have lasting value, it needs to bring a analytical framework that will outlive the current tech. this doesn't really deliver.

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    Alex 10-15-16
    Alex 10-15-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Very informative, well researched, and engaging"

    Great for the technologically adept and inept! Concepts are explained with real world analogs and examples. Theories are related to their actual application in everyday life. Fantastic book. The narrator's voice and performance takes a little to get used to, but not bad at all.

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    Scott Wojo 10-07-16
    Scott Wojo 10-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Tied a lot of fragments together"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare to be better than the print version?

    This course did a great job organizing a lot of mandated corporate cyber training I have had over the years.


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    Frank Bergdoll Calgary, Alberta Canada 09-09-16
    Frank Bergdoll Calgary, Alberta Canada 09-09-16 Member Since 2014

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    "Interesting and important"

    This audiobook (and the other one by the same prof) is fantastic. Really enjoyable.

    Some of the technical material is fairly basic for anyone with systems experience, but is important for context in describing concepts. Plus, it's important for less technical listeners.

    Recommended.

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