World powers increasingly use computer espionage to spy on their rivals, spread propaganda and even sabotage nuclear weapons programs. Technology expert Adam Segal’s engaging study persuasively presents cyberspace as the new front line in geopolitical combat. International superpowers, outlier nations and cold-blooded terrorists alike have leapt into cyberwar, portending an unpredictable future for Internet security and diplomatic relations. getAbstract recommends this clearheaded, informative overview to technologists, policy makers, investors and NGOs seeking insight into a new era of international relations and threats.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the new era of cyberwarfare differs from the past,
- How this trend affects diplomatic relations, and
- How nations and companies respond.
About the Author
Adam Segal is the Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies and director of the Program on Digital and Cyberspace Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Comment on this summary
9 months agoHas a number of factual errors and suffers from lazy analysis
2 years agoApropos in light of the FBI vs Apple case and of course the inevitable InternetOfThings (including self driving cars). Not sure what the author suggests next though? (Hints at post hack public disclosure requirements? A Geneva convention for hacking?)
2 years agovery interesting
2 years agoGreat
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